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Swarthmore College    
College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  Dec 15, 2017
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

THEA 006. Playwriting Workshop

This creative workshop course introduces students to essential elements of dramatic writing. In-class writing exercises and weekly assignments lead to the development of character monologues, scenes, and two original one-act plays. A variety of stylistic approaches and thematic concerns are identified through the reading and discussion of plays by contemporary playwrights. Students will explore their individual creative voice, learning how to translate their vision through character, image, and story.
Fulfills a general requirement for all theater majors and minors.
1 credit.
Spring 2018. Shaplin.
Spring 2019. Shaplin.
Spring 2020. Shaplin.

Catalog chapter: Theater  
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Check the Fall 2017 Schedule of Courses

Check the Spring 2018 Schedule of Courses