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2019-2020 Catalog 
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ENG 203 - Creative Writing: Writing for the Stage and Screen Workshop

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Analyze successful stage plays and screenplays with an eye toward original composition. Discover how to tell gripping stories and learn the fundamental principles and techniques of shaping those stories for the stage and for the screen. Explore ways of building compelling characters, writing effective and memorable dialogue, and structuring dramatic and cinematic acts and scenes. Share writing during workshop sessions in order to hone drafts, develop critical thinking skills and refine individual style.

Prerequisite(s): ART 180  or ENG 200  or THA 125  or permission of the department chair.

Crosslisted: Also offered as ART 218 ; credit is not given for both ENG 203 and ART 218 .