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Learn the art of crafting compelling narratives and dynamic characters in playwriting classes in NYC, where participants will explore the fundamentals of dramatic structure and develop their own unique voice as playwrights.
6 classes in-person in NYC have spots left, and 9 classes live online are available.
The Barrow Group Acting School @ 520 8th Avenue, New York, NY
The word playwright (like boatwright or cartwright) means “maker” of plays, not writer of plays. Playwrights are craftspeople and as reliant on structure as a carpenter or mason. In this class, we begin with an idea that resonates and build from there. Taking cues dating back to Aristotle, we will explore basic structure as we put pencil to paper. Once the framing is in place, we are free to explore and seek out those qualities that are valued...
Tuesday Jan 9th, 6:30–9:30pm Eastern Time
Gotham Writers Workshop @ 555 8th Ave, New York, NY
Master the art of screenwriting and bring your stories to life on the big screen. Learn the fundamentals of cinematic storytelling and how to create compelling characters and plotlines in this immersive workshop at Gotham Writers Workshop. Unleash your creativity and craft a screenplay that will captivate audiences with its emotional depth and visual splendor.
Wednesday Jan 17th, 2–5pm Eastern Time
Unlock the secrets to creating captivating characters at the New York International Screenplay Awards' Advanced Screenwriting Development Programs. Dive deep into the principles of characterization, engagement with plots, consistency, connections with others and the audience, and the effects of dialogue. Don't miss out on this immersive workshop for aspiring screenwriters.
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Learn the secrets to creating an award-winning screenplay in this workshop led by Emine Dursun, an experienced festival director, jury member, and screenwriter. Discover the crucial elements of storytelling and master the technical aspects of formatting. Gain insider knowledge on the criteria used by top competitions like Nicholls Fellowship, Blue Cat, and NYISA.
Learn the art of creating powerful and engaging dialogue in this advanced screenwriting workshop at the prestigious New York International Screenplay Awards. Discover the principles of effective dialogue, character development, consistency, subtext, and content transformation in this compact and informative course. Unlock your screenwriting potential and receive a certificate and free feedback for your screenplays.
Master the art of screenwriting with New York International Screenplay Awards' Advanced Screenwriting Development Programs. Learn the principles and steps to create a strong structure for your screenplay in this compact workshop. Get expert guidance and valuable feedback on your work.
Unleash your inner playwright and learn the secrets of crafting captivating scripts that come alive on stage. Join our ten-week workshop and discover the art of theatrical storytelling, from dramatic writing techniques to marketing your work. Don't miss your chance to write plays that leave audiences laughing, gasping, and in tears.
Tuesday Jan 9th, 12am–11:45pm Eastern Time
Unleash your creative potential and see your words come to life on the big screen, TV, or stage with Gotham Writers Workshop's Writing Scripts 101. Discover the essential techniques of dramatic writing and explore the exciting world of screenwriting, TV writing, and playwriting. Join us and embark on a thrilling journey into the art of storytelling.
Tuesday Jan 16th, 12am–11:45pm Eastern Time
Saturday Jan 6th, 10:30am–1:30pm Pacific Time
Script School @ Online Classroom
Transform your movie or TV idea into a fully structured and captivating story with the guidance of experienced screenwriters at Script School's exclusive Story Development course. Gain valuable insights on theme selection, character development, and storyline design, equipping you with the essential tools to bring your story to life through a treatment and eventually a screenplay.
Monday Dec 4th, 8am–4pm Pacific Time
The Barrow Group Acting School @ Live Online
Learn the fundamentals of screenwriting and how to bring your ideas to life on the big screen with The Barrow Group Acting School's course. Explore screenplay structure, character development, and dialogue through engaging weekly assignments, readings, and viewings. Develop your own original short screenplay with guidance from industry professionals during this ten-week course.
Sunday Jan 7th, 10am–1pm Eastern Time
Learn from veteran screenwriter Chris Reed and take your screenplay to the next level in this 5-week online workshop. Discover the secrets to creating emotionally compelling stories, engaging characters, and snappy dialogue. By the end, you'll have a much more complete understanding of what makes a great script great.
Monday Feb 26th, 6–9pm Pacific Time
Learn from veteran screenwriter Chris Reed and turn your movie ideas into a killer script. Discover the secrets of story structure, character development, and formatting in this online screenwriting class. Don't miss your chance to break into the industry and avoid rookie mistakes.
Saturday Jan 20th, 10:30am–1:30pm Pacific Time
Have you always dreamed of writing the next “Ted Lasso” or “Succession”? If so, then this one-day Online Dramedy workshop is the class for you! We will explains the parameters of the Dramedy format and shares her secret recipe for creating shows that both audiences and execs will adore. We’ll teach you how to balance humor with heart without letting things get too cringey. We will help you unearth a lively cast of characters, an...
Tuesday Jan 9th, 5–8pm Pacific Time
Tuesday Feb 13th, 5–8pm Pacific Time
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