Course DescriptionThis course demystifies the process of writing for the screen and encourages students to find their unique dramatic voice by writing an original script. Students analyze principles of dramatic storytelling and current dramas at the script level. Using story editing exercises, students learn how to structure a story, build dramatic tension and craft moving characters. By the end of the course, students develop an appreciation of the nature and purpose of drama.
Applicants who do not meet the listed admission requirements, and possess a combination of education and relevant experience may be considered on an individual basis.
Please contact Prof.James Nadler to discuss a pre-requisite waiver.