THTRE 4850 Playwriting IV
An intermediate course building upon the principles of dramatic construction and devices
of playwriting learned in THTRE 1810FYW/THTRE 2810 Playwriting I, THTRE 3840 Playwriting II, and
THTRE 3850 Playwriting III. Emphasis is given to more advanced creative writing exercises and
the writing and revision of a full length play. Students will also investigate documentary
theatre writing. 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 midterm and final projects, their guided reflections and other work as determined
by professor/student conferencing.
Prerequisite(s): THTRE 1810FYW/THTRE 2810 Playwriting I, THTRE 3840 Playwriting II, and THTRE 3850 Playwriting III, or permission of the instructor.
(Normally offered each spring semester.)