Playwriting I

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Theater and Dance

Course Number: 
270
Institution: 
Amherst College

A workshop in writing for the stage. The semester will begin with exercises that lead to the making of short plays and, by the end of the term, longer plays-ten minutes and up in length. Writing will be done in and out of class; students’ work will be discussed in the workshop and in private conferences. At the end of the term, the student will submit a portfolio of revisions of all the exercises, including the revisions of all plays.

Admission with consent of the instructor. Limited to 15 students. Not open to first-year students. Spring semester. Playwright-in-Residence Congdon.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
Y
Schedule #: 
THDA-270-02-1213S

Course Sections

Playwriting I
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
02 4.0

Constance Congdon

cscongdon@amherst.edu

TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM

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