Playwrights' Workshop

One student sits at a desk, while two others stand beside him, gesturing.

A scene from MIT Dramashop's Playwrights in Performance production of Taking a Math Test. (Courtesy of MIT Dramashop.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

21M.785

As Taught In

Spring 2012

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Highlights

This course features several complete scripts of student-written plays in the Playwrights in Performance section.

Course Description

This course provides continued work in the development of play scripts for the theater. Writers work on sustained pieces in weekly workshop meetings, individual consultation with the instructor, and in collaboration with student actors, directors, and designers. Fully developed scripts are eligible for inclusion in the Playwrights' Workshop Production.

Other OCW Versions

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Brody, Alan. 21M.785 Playwrights' Workshop, Spring 2012. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/music-and-theater-arts/21m-785-playwrights-workshop-spring-2012 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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