This first-year initiative course provides an introduction to the art and craft of dramatic writing. Students will focus on developing an artistic voice by completing playwriting exercises, reading and discussing classic and contemporary plays, and providing feedback to their peers in workshop sessions.
Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Writing
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)(THEA)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Special Attributes: FYI|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Students will be assigned at least one play to read each week. The assigned texts offer examples of various dramatic structures and theatrical techniques that can shape a play. Writing exercises will often be based on the reading.
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Short weekly writing assignments are designed to ignite a creative vision and develop the playwrights' voice. Students will be assigned specific workshop sessions where longer pieces will be read aloud and discussed by their peers. For the final project each playwright will write a one-act play and stage an excerpt from this piece.
|Instructor(s): Anderson,Christina Renee Times: ..T.R.. 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: TST114; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 12||SR major: X||JR major: X|| || |
|Seats Available: -1||GRAD: X||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: X||FR: 12|
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