Advanced Writing for Performance

1500H [CRN: 15656]

This course is an intense examination of the craft of writing scripts for the stage from germinal idea through production by analyzing students work in workshops, reading scripts and attending local performances. Students will learn proper script format, story outline and structure, characterization, plot and the nuts and bolts of the script writing business. Moreover, they will write a full-length play or a series of one-acts. They will also be required to read and critique each other's work and bring a significant number of script copies to class for workshop. Prerequisite: TAPS 0100 and 0200. Enrollment limited to 17.
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