Turn your ideas into works for the stage
Are you a young creator? Do you keep a journal, write poetry, stories, music, or plays? Do you like scribbling in the margins of your notebook instead of listening to your math teacher? Do you like dreaming up characters while you're on the bus? In this introduction to playwriting, for ages 15-17, we'll help you turn your ideas into works for the stage. Open to anyone 15-17 - no experience or previous writing required.Register today!
Introduction to the basic skills a playwright uses to "begin", skills which are transferable to any style of writing: form, structure, arc, stasis, etc.
Developing and applying concrete strategies to begin working, thus enabling students to move forward in future courses
How to source an idea and build on it using a small project
Discover and explore their "voice" and ideas using basic skills and a small projects
Develop respect for the craft and artistic rigour
Age : 15-17 years old
Date: Saturdays, February 2 to May 4, 10am to 1pm
(February 2, 9, 16; March 2, 16, 23; April 6, 13, 27; and May 4)
Length: 10 weeks, 3h/week
Type of workshop: weekend classes
Venue: National Theatre School, St-Denis Campus
PRICE : $300 + tax
Arts engagement Coordinator
514-842-7954, extension 132