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Playwriting: Creating Big, Beautiful Worlds

All Levels | Build the world of your play by establishing its rules, interrogating theatricality, creating compelling characters, and identifying what drives you to share this story with an audience. Each week, we’ll read and discuss one opening scene by a contemporary playwright, exploring how each artist establishes and builds their world in the first few pages of the play. Writing will include generative exercises and weekly assignments. For writers and playwrights of all levels.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Spring quarter 2021.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Danielle Mohlman

Class Type: 6 Sessions

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Start Date: 01/09/2021

End Date: 02/13/2021

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 1:10 pm – 3:10 pm PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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$305.00 General Price:

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Danielle Mohlman

Danielle Mohlman is a nationally produced playwright based in Seattle, WA. Her plays have been developed at Arena Stage, the Kennedy Center, the Cherry Lane Theatre, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Cygnet Theatre, Rorschach Theatre, Field Trip Theatre, Umbrella Project, Youth Theatre Northwest, The Scratch & Really Really Theatre Group, and Seattle Public Theater, among others. Danielle is an alumna of Playwrights’ Arena at Arena Stage, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Artist Fellowship, and the Umbrella Project Writers Group. She is a proud graduate of both Cal Poly Pomona and Emerson College. She is currently developing multiple projects for theatre, film, and audio.

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