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Writing About the Arts
If everyone's a critic, why do we need arts writers? This writing workshop investigates arts journalism—encompassing theater, screens, architecture, food, dance, opera, fashion, music visual arts, books, and more—and what it means to be a feature writer or critic in the 21st century. We look with an editor's eye at classics (think: Edmund Wilson to Susan Sontag) and contemporaries (beyond your New Yorker). Weekly wri...
Jan 24 - May 09
On Campus
Thursday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 2019
Playwriting from Personal Experience
How do you start writing a play? In this workshop, students use personal experience as a springboard for generating original characters, stories, and imagery for the stage. Basic elements of playwriting are explored through in-class writing exercises and weekly writing assignments. We experiment with the possibilities of dramatic storytelling, with an emphasis on fictionalizing and transforming personal experiences a...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1693 - NWRW 3708 A
  • Cohen, Alice
Jan 23 - May 08
On Campus
Wednesday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 2019
Playwriting from Personal Experience
How do you start writing a play? In this workshop, students use personal experience as a springboard for generating original characters, stories, and imagery for the stage. Basic elements of playwriting are explored through in-class writing exercises and weekly writing assignments. We experiment with the possibilities of dramatic storytelling, with an emphasis on fictionalizing and transforming personal experiences a...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1693 - NWRW 3708 A
  • Cohen, Alice
Jan 23 - May 08
On Campus
Wednesday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Spring 2019
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