This course is an introduction to the art of playwriting. Students will explore a variety of play structures and techniques by utilizing various exercises and methods in their own writing, as well as observing the forms of existing plays, both written and performed. Techniques for fostering dramatic ideas in both form and content will be explored throughout the term. Student work will be read and performed in class. Prerequisites: THTR101 - Introduction to Theatre, THTR102 - Acting I, or consent of instructor.
THTR430 is a 3 credit course.