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The Play's the Thing

Teen workshop on playwriting

7/9/2013 4:30:00 PM-8/1/2013 6:30:00 PM
Located: Mesa Arts Center, 1 East Main St. in Mesa


The Play’s the Thing
Teen Creative Writing Workshop on Playwriting
Tuesday, July 9 to Thursday, August 1, 2013
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Mesa Arts Center
One East Main Street in Mesa
Cost: $45
For teens ages 13 to 18

This interactive curriculum will introduce 7-12 grade students to the art, science, and joy of creative writing by writing a play and presenting their own five minute play at the end of the program on Friday August 2, 2013 with time to be announced.  

Students, working alone or in pairs, will learn the five basic building blocks of all plays—story, character, action, language, and image—through theatre exercises, individual in and out-of-class assignments, and interactive presentations.

Taught by Dr. Bonnie Culver, the On-site Executive Director for Wilkes University in Mesa. She co-founded Wilkes University’s graduate Creative Writing program, named the nation’s largest low-residency program by Poets & Writers magazine. She is a playwright, screenwriter and hopeful novelist. More than 20 of her plays have been produced. 
 

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