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Pen to Print: Advanced Playwriting Classes

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Date:

February 23

Time:

06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

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Pen to Print

Website: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/pen-to-print-4972836883
Hone your skills and explore outside your comfort zone, delving deep into all aspects of writing a great play, from beginning to end.

Session Six: The Scene

The function of the small unit the ‘scene’. How to write a great scene: where to start, where to end, the function and shape of the scene. Identifying what makes a ‘bad’ scene and writing better scenes with purpose and momentum forward.

Course Outline:

Following on from the Beginners Playwriting course, the 11-month Advanced course delves deeper into each topic, as well as introducing some new and highly relevant concepts for the emerging playwright. The aim of this course is to nurture the writer as well as their work, encouraging individuals to examine their writer identities and experiment outside of their comfort zones by exploring unfamiliar genres and forms.

Combining theory, written exercises, textual analysis and personal exploration, the workshops explore Worldbuilding, Character, Dramatic Action, how to write a great Scene, how to write good dialogue and spot and fix common problems in bad dialogue. Over three workshops, we look in minute detail at how to develop plot, character and themes from beginning, middle to end through Acts 1, 2 and 3.

Once you have signed up for this session you will receive an email confirmation containing instructions and guidance on how to set up and join the live session on Microsoft Teams. You will also receive a unique code to gain access to class activities on Google Classroom.

If you are not sure if this class is for you or would like more information, please contact us to discuss. Ask the organiser or email: pentoprint@lbbd.gov.uk.

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NB: To make the most of the Advanced Playwriting Classes with Lucy Kaufman, please ensure that you book your place and that you are prepared to attend all the available sessions, there are 11 monthly sessions in total.

Tickets will be released in three-month blocks for the following dates:

  • 15 December 2021
  • 26 January 2022
  • 23 February 2022
  • 23 March 2022
  • 20 April 2022
  • 25 May 2022
  • 22 June 2022
  • 20 July 2022
  • Booking is essential. Pen to Print and our partners reserve the right to remove participants who are found not to have booked a place for a session.
  • This course is intended for those who have attended a Pen to Print playwriting writing course before.
  • If you have previously attended the Beginners Playwriting Classes, we recommend participants book the Advanced Playwriting Classes with Lucy Kaufman.
  • Pen to Print and our partners reserve the right to unenroll you from one or both courses, if you are found to have booked places on both courses.
  • Pen to Print and our partners reserve the right to remove participants who are disruptive to a session.
  • Pen to Print and our partners reserve the right to unenroll a participant from a course and explore an alternative approach to supporting them on their writing journey, if we feel that a class is unsuitable for that participant.