THEA 280 : Beginning Playwriting

The course introduces structure, guidelines, and format of the monologue and short play; beginning with the conception of an idea, followed by effective outlining and research techniques, subsequent drafts, and the final product in a polished monologue and short play.

Prerequisites

Credit for ENG 100.

Course Outcomes

  • Analyze the theme, plot-structure, historical context, political and/or cultural commentary and influence on later works of three to five plays.
  • Write monologues and scenes.
  • Write a complete short play (one or two acts).

Course Details

Discipline:

Credits:

3

Lecture Hours:

3

Designation:

DA