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Monday, April 23, 2018

Summer Writing Classes at Primary Stages ESPA!

Summer 2018 classes at Primary Stages ESPA are now open for enrollment! Here are just some of the classes in our lineup of opportunities in the writing department:

Instructor: Kara Lee Corthron (Writer, AliceGraceAnon at New Georges)
If you’re just stepping into the world of playwriting, welcome!

This class will guide you through the development of your first draft, providing concrete deadlines, constructive feedback, and a collaborative environment that will encourage you to get your ideas on the page.
Winter Miller (Writer, In Darfur at The Public)
Eddie Sanchez (Writer, Barefoot Boy with Shoes On at Primary Stages)
Chisa Hutchinson (Writer, Somebody’s Daughter at Second Stage)
Michael Walkup (Producing Artistic Director, Page 73)
Liz Duffy Adams (Writer, Or, at Women’s Project)

Instructor: Crystal Skillman (Writer, Geek, Rain and Zoe Save the World)
Tackle the revision process and develop a stronger version of your play.

Instructor: Adam Kraar (Writer, New World Rhapsody at MTC, Wild Terrain at EST)
Learn to distill a compelling story into the shortest possible dramatic form, think outside of the box of structure, and have some fun.

Instructor: Morgan Jenness (Former Dramaturg and Associate Producer, The Public; Creative Director, In This Distracted Globe)
This 5-week crash course in dramaturgy will look at its basic history and theories, and the language of effective dramaturgical dialogue.

Instructor: Josh Koenigsberg (Writer, “Orange Is the New Black”)
This 3-day intensive is your opportunity to learn the structure and language of television writing, and gather the tools to develop an idea of your own into a pilot.

Instructor: Abe Koogler (Writer, Fulfillment Center at MTC, Kill Floor at LCT3)
In this 2-day workshop, begin and make substantial progress on a brand-new play by using an intuitive approach to dramatic structure, inspiring an organic writing process that bypasses the critical brain.

Instructor: Stefanie Zadravec (Writer, The Electric Baby at Two River Theatre Company)
This 2-day workshop will help you conquer the overwhelming task of writing about yourself and your work.

Classes begin in June. Click here for the full list of writing classes.

Our award-winning faculty, comprised of working professionals in the field, provides practical skills and expert guidance in a collaborative community atmosphere.

Primary Stages ESPA provides students easy and convenient payment plans to break up tuition. For more information, call 212.840.9705 x215 or email espa@primarystages.org.

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