Playwriting - An IntroductionThe Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Playwriting - An Introduction
Meeting once a week for eight intensive lessons at Central's main campus in Swiss Cottage, London, this playwriting course is an exciting opportunity to work with an established playwright to explore the fundamentals of writing a play. You will cover, finding your idea, creating a structured plot, developing a character, creating dramatic action, writing effective dialogue, finding and nurturing your voice as a writer and how to submit work to theatre companies and publishers. By the end of the course you will have the tools you need to continue on your playwriting journey and have ideas for your plot, a developed breakdown of your characters and a fully written and analyzed first scene. You will also be introduced to the skills involved in redrafting your script and working with notes. In the final lesson, you will see your scene acted out by actors on one of our parallel courses.
Applicants must have IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent in the English language. Please note, you will be expected to read texts/scripts that may have advanced vocabulary on this course. Minimum age for admission is 18. You must audition for this course.
Full tuition for EU students 300 GBP
Full tuition for Non-EU students 300 GBP
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama is part of the University of London and is widely regarded as one of the top training institutions for those wishing to work in the performing arts. Located in Swiss Cottage, north...
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