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Developing the Full-length 2 ONLINE (Spring 2019)

  • 20 Mar 2019
  • 24 Apr 2019
  • 6 sessions
  • 20 Mar 2019, 6:30 PM 9:30 PM
  • 27 Mar 2019, 6:30 PM 9:30 PM
  • 03 Apr 2019, 6:30 PM 9:30 PM
  • 10 Apr 2019, 6:30 PM 9:30 PM
  • 17 Apr 2019, 6:30 PM 9:30 PM
  • 24 Apr 2019, 6:30 PM 9:30 PM
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Developing the Full-length 2 ONLINE 
Instructor: Interim Artistic Director Dana Lynn Formby 

In part 2 of this course, you will build scene by scene to a full-length play. Discover dramatic action through character decisions, describe in what way story/plot/time unfold in the work, build the world of the play, apply dramaturgy techniques, learn to give and receive feedback that speaks best to a writer, plus much more.

Prerequisites: Writing the Full-length 1 or permission of Artistic Director

Where: On-line using Zoom or Google Hangouts. You will receive instructions on how to access the meeting site prior to class. You must have a solid internet connection along with a computer with working speakers so you can hear and a microphone so that the class and instructor can hear you.  A working camera is a bonus, but not 100% necessary. Pdfs will be shared via email or GoogleDocs prior to class, and some scenes will be read during class. You are expected to access class from a quiet place with limited interruptions and distractions. The instructor will contact you in the week before the class to do a "tech check" and make sure everyone can connect.

Sessions/Weekday 6 Wednesdays
Start/End Date Mar 20 - Apr 24  (6 sessions) 
Time Slot 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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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