Intro to Playwriting
Sun, September 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
A three-month, seven-session course in writing for the stage, taught by iDiOM Theater Artistic Director Glenn Hergenhahn-Zhao.
We will focus on playwriting from the ground up. Open to writers of all levels. Students will learn playwriting from page one and leave with finished one-act plays, as well as the skills to succeed in next-level classes (Playwriting: the Solo Show and Playwriting: the Full-Length Show, coming in Winter/Spring 2020).
• Play Structure
• Creating Characters
• Crafting Dialogue
• Time Travel
• Theater History
• Script Analysis
• Writing for Actors
• Essential Elements of Theatricality
• The Art of the Monologue
• The Art of the 10-Minute Play
Playwrights who successfully complete this course are eligible to continue with our Winter and Spring 2020 advanced playwriting courses, PLAYWRITING: the Solo Show, PLAYWRITING: the Full-Length Show.
First session Sunday September 15, 1pm—4pm,
then every other Saturday (same time), Sep 28–Dec 7:
$195 for Sylvia Center Members (learn more)
$240 for Non-Members