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Writing the 10-Minute Play (Winter 2018)

  • 14 Nov 2018
  • 19 Dec 2018
  • 6 sessions
  • 14 Nov 2018, 6:30 PM 9:30 PM
  • 21 Nov 2018, 6:30 PM 9:30 PM
  • 28 Nov 2018, 6:30 PM 9:30 PM
  • 05 Dec 2018, 6:30 PM 9:30 PM
  • 12 Dec 2018, 6:30 PM 9:30 PM
  • 19 Dec 2018, 6:30 PM 9:30 PM
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Writing the 10-Minute Play
Instructor: Douglas Post - Founding Member of the Victory Gardens Playwright Ensemble 

Are you specifically looking to hone your skills in writing 10-minute plays? Interested in bettering your 10-minute play for submission to contests and festivals? Then this six-week class is for you. Learn tools to improve economy, skill, and craft in condensed story form. At the end you will have acquired an understanding of how to write a precise and playable story that has a solid beginning, middle, and end.

Prerequisites: Essentials 1 or Essentials Bootcamp

NOTE: Writers should bring 11 copies of a 10-page scene from your play to the first session.

Sessions/Weekday 6 Wednesdays
Start/End Date Nov 14 - Dec 19  (6 sessions) 
Time Slot 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Notes This is an all Tier special topic

About Special Topics Courses

Special Topics coursework is designed to focus on and often expand upon important topics presented in the Tiered tracks. Various formats are offered, from  the 2-day bootcamps where you will get a concentrated introduction or taste of other workshops, to intensives that take you through 3-4 days of targeted exercises, or the 6-7 week classes that deep-dive into important skill-building for progression of work.

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