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Developing the Full-length 1 (Spring 2019)

  • 16 Mar 2019
  • 20 Apr 2019
  • 6 sessions
  • 16 Mar 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 23 Mar 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 30 Mar 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 06 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 13 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 20 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • Chicago Dramatists
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Developing the Full-length 1 
Instructor: Resident Playwright Jenni Lamb

Kicking off Tier 2 advanced coursework, you will build on fundamental skill sets to start writing that full-length play.  Within you will map out a visual storyboard of a play, identify key elements in the dramatic arc, explain what your imagery means in the minds of audiences, write scenes that escalate, plus much more.

Prerequisites: Essentials 3, prior playwriting coursework resulting in a full-length play or permission of Artistic Director
Sessions/Weekday 6 Saturdays
Start/End Date Mar 16 - Apr 20  (6 sessions) 
Time Slot 10:00am - 1:00pm
Notes

About the Tier 2 Advanced Track

Comprising the Writers Studio’s advanced sequence, students will develop complex characters through actions and consequences, use dramatic language to enhance the world of the play, differentiate between plot and story and how to apply them through the use of time, employ the use of image as a dramatic tool to enrich conflict, and devise dynamic worlds on stage that involve components beyond dialog such as sound, music, movement, media, dance plus other components. Tier 2 culminates in a public reading of a student’s work.

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