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ENGL 2241 Playwriting I (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This writing-intensive course offers a practical introduction to the art and craft of writing for performance. Students will engage in numerous writing exercises that highlight the special demands and opportunities of writing for the stage. Emphasis is placed on finding ways to contact and release the theatrical imagination and on mastering the basics of writing a solid dramatic scene. Exemplary plays by established playwrights will be studied as appropriate, but the overwhelming emphasis is on student writing.


Instructor(s): Scott T. Cummings

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: THTR3362

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Last Updated: 01-Mar-14