Fall 2018 not offered
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
|Certificates: Writing, Writing|
This is an immersive workshop for students working at a rigorous, committed level of playwriting. We will focus on long form as students begin, develop, and rewrite full-length plays, challenging themselves to expand their technique as they articulate their creative vision.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: [THEA199 or ENGL269]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL-Creative W)(ENGL-TLF Conc)(THEA)
Readings will be assigned to individual students based on their plays.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Students will write and rewrite a full-length play, and ultimately cast and direct readings of their plays. Additionally, students will be expected to write responses for all individually assigned readings.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Prerequisite: THEA 199 AND one other writing class.
Written application required: please submit a statement of interest, a pitch for the kind of play/subject of play that you are interested in working on, and a 10-page sample of dramatic writing. Submissions should be sent by Friday 9/1/17 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the Writing Certificate, this course counts as an elective course and as a workshop.
The Theater Department organizes a variety of performances for students enrolled in its courses. Field trips to see performances off campus are integrated into course syllabi. Instructors will notify students of all dates at the beginning of the semester and costs for all course field trips are covered (specifically, transportation to and from the performance and tickets). Any potential scheduling conflicts for field trips should be discussed with faculty members. Once students indicate that they are going and tickets are purchased, it is assumed they will attend. (Students backing out of fie! ld trips they had said they would attend will be asked to cover the cost of their ticket.) Performances of visitors to Wesleyan's Center for the Arts are integrated into course syllabi and students are required to attend these performances unless otherwise negotiated with instructors. Tickets for performances are available to students at the Box Office in Usdan at the reduced price of $6.00.
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