Playwriting I-Assignment 05-Music and Theater Arts Literature, Exercises for Playwriting and Drama. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (MA)
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Playwriting I-Assignment 05-Music and Theater Arts Literature, Exercises for Playwriting and Drama. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (MA)

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This class introduces the craft of writing for the theater. Through weekly assignments, in class writing exercises, and work on a sustained piece, students explore scene structure, action, events, voice, and dialogue. We...
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Harrington 21M.604 Fall 2005 Week 6, Assignment #2 CREATING A SPINE

1. Create 7 events that are linked causally. 2. Now write 3-5 clusters. Free write, a la Gertrude Stein. These do not have to

relate to the 7 events (at least not consciously). Be playful. Choose interesting, evocative settings.

3. Now insert the clusters into the spine. 4. Read your work out loud to yourself. Revise.

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