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THTRE 3850 Playwriting III

3 hours

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An intermediate course building upon the principles of dramatic construction and devices of playwriting learned in THTRE 1810FYW/THTRE 2810 Playwriting I and THTRE 3840 Playwriting II. Emphasis is given to creative writing exercises and the writing and revision of longer works. Each student will, in addition, engage in the processes of literary adaptation and writing for children's theatre. Students will have the opportunity to share writing in class and receive feedback in a supportive workshop environment. Students will assemble a portfolio that will include their adaption, their children's theatre project, their midterm and final projects, their guided reflections and other work as determined by professor/student conferencing. Prerequisite(s): THTRE 1810FYW/THTRE 2810 Playwriting I and THTRE 3840 Playwriting II or permission of instructor.
(Normally offered each spring semester.)