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2021-22 Catalog 
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DRMA 241 - Playwriting II

5 CR

More advanced work in the art and craft of writing plays. Students will work on at least 20 pages of a one act or full length play. Through written exercises, readings and discussions, students will share their work and actively participate in a workshop process for the playwright.

Recommended: Placement in ENGL 101 .
Prerequisite(s): DRMA 141  or permission of instructor.

Course Outcomes
  • Write in a variety of theatrical genres.
  • Use pacing and rhythm effectively in plays and scenes.
  • Create believable characters through dialogue, relationship and super objective.
  • Analyze words, scenes, plots and themes for sustained tension.
  • Critique, revise, and edit works in progress including work on a full length play.
  • Critically evaluate a live play using the skills and tools of the playwright.

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