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ENGL BC3114 Playwriting II. 3 points.

Please note that the option to take creative writing courses for 4 points is open only to senior English majors with a verified concentration in creative writing once per senior year in order to fulfill the concentration's senior project requirement.

Prerequisites: Writing sample required to apply. Instructions and the application form can be found here:

What makes a play alive? Often a playwright is surprised into their strongest work. The practices of experimentation and analysis, curiosity and audacity lead to new possibilities. Students will read and respond to plays, identifying elements and strategies, and each week bring in fragments and scenes written in response to weekly prompts. By the middle of the semester, students will choose the piece that feels the most viable and develop it into what in most cases will be a thirty page play.   NOTE: Playwriting I (ENGL BC3113) is NOT a prerequisite, and students need not have written a play before.

Spring 2018: ENGL BC3114
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
ENGL 3114 001/02721 Th 4:10pm - 6:00pm
102 Sulzberger Annex
Kathleen Tolan 3 8/12