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Dramatic Writing: The Fundamentals (FEMGEN 177, TAPS 177, TAPS 277)

Requirements: 
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-CE
177
Subject: 
CSRE

Course introduces students to the basic elements of playwriting and creative experimentation for the stage. Topics include: character development, conflict and plot construction, staging and setting, and play structure. Script analysis of works by contemporary playwrights may include: Marsha Norman, Patrick Shanley, August Wilson, Suzan-Lori Parks, Paula Vogel, Octavio Solis and others. Table readings of one-act length work required by quarter's end.

Course ID: 
125 121
Grading: 
Letter or Credit/No Credit