Playwriting

THR* 230

An introduction to the craft of playwriting, including basic techniques of dialogue, character development, conflict, and structure. Students will apply an understanding of different theatrical genres to their writing, learn to consider such elements as lighting, sound, movement, blocking, props, set design, etc. in the creation of a play, and utilize different revision strategies to their work. Prerequisites: THR 102 or ENG 102 or permission of program coordinator.