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Playwriting: A Writing Community (3 cr)
Deborah Yarchun
JSTU-J 203 Arts & Humanities Topics in Jewish Studies #31022 / CLLC-L 210 #13814
W 6-8:15 (EO B01)

This course will introduce you to the fundamentals of playwriting, including Character, Structure, Action, Language, Thought, and Theatricality. More than a class and a classroom, we will approach the craft of playwriting as a writing community: regularly giving each other structured feedback, and exploring ways of receiving feedback that serve your developing script.  Students will be challenged to write beyond superficialities: to be brave and imaginative, to take risks, and to let their characters lead them.  By the end of the semester students are expected to complete and present a ten-minute play.  Jewish Studies credit given upon permission by Jewish Studies DUS.