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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Write Your Next First Draft this Summer at Primary Stages ESPA

Whether you're writing your first play or your hundredth, it's not always easy to set the creative wheels in motion. This 8-week class at Primary Stages ESPA will guide you through the development of your first draft.


Faculty and Start Dates
June 6: Section A with Winter Miller (Writer, In Darfur at The Public)
June 6: Section E with Liz Duffy Adams (Writer, Or, at Women’s Project)
June 18: Section C with Chisa Hutchinson (Writer, Somebody’s Daughter at Second Stage)
July 8: Section B with Eddie Sanchez (Writer, Barefoot Boy with Shoes On at Primary Stages)


This class might be for you if you:
  • Are a playwright of any level looking to start the first draft of your new play. 
  • Are starting out in the world of playwriting or want to write your first play. 
  • Want concrete deadlines and constructive feedback to encourage you to get your ideas on the page.


In this class you will:
  • Bring in new pages to hear them read aloud in class. 
  • Strengthen your writing skills with exercises and assignments from your instructor. 
  • Engage in discussion with fellow writers, making connections with your artistic peers.


By the end of this class you will:
  • Have a solid start on—or even complete!—a first draft of a full-length play. 
  • Be ready for our Completing Your Draft class!


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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