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Essentials 1 (Spring 2019)

  • 24 Mar 2019
  • 28 Apr 2019
  • 6 sessions
  • 24 Mar 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 31 Mar 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 07 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 14 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 21 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 28 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • Chicago Dramatists
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  • This registration is for students new to Chicago Dramatists.

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Essentials 1 
Instructor:
 Playwright Calamity West

In the first of the Essentials series, you will become familiar with the components of dramatic structure and format, receive tools to explore your unique voice and how to give and receive usable feedback, grasp the difference between dialog and conversation, plus will write and workshop a 10-minute play applying what you have learned.

Note: Either Essentials 1 or Essentials Weekend Bootcamp must be taken as prerequisites for the other Essentials courses—Essentials 2  and Essentials 3. 

Sessions/Weekday 6 Sundays
Start/End Date Mar 24 - Apr 28  (6 sessions) 
Time Slot 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Notes

About the Tier 1 Essentials Track


Comprising the Writers Studio’s Essentials 1 through 3 fundamentals sequence, students will explore their unique voice and theatricality, be able to describe and apply dramatic structure, write dialogue, stage direction, construct characters, arrange work in the correct industry format, and employ methods to give and receive feedback.

Essentials 1 is a prerequisite for Essentials 2, which in turn is a prerequisite for Essentials 3.

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