*Abbreviations under the "Available" column: A = Available // NA = Not Available // R = Previously Registered // WL = Currently on the Wait List
This course is intended for both beginning and mid-level playwrights. Guided by principles of characterization and dramatic action, participants will work initially on sketch scenes, and then culminate the course in the writing and revision of a one-act play. Participants will read their work aloud in class and receive structured feedback from classmates and the instructor. (Minimum 5 students; maximum 10.)
Paul Hildebrand was the founder and 20-year artistic director of the Shenandoah International Playwrights Retreat. He was the founder and producing director of ShenanArts in Staunton (1981-2001), the artistic director of the New Playwrights Theatre of Washington (1975-79), and a program administrator with the National Endowment for the Arts (1971-75). He was co-chair of the Theatre Department at Eastern Mennonite University (2002-04). Paul recently retired from a tenured professorship of Theatre at Hanover College in southeastern Indiana (2004-16) and has returned to his home in Staunton, where he is currently a consultant to the Arts & Humanities program at the Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School.
Personal laptop to exchange and read each others’ scripts.
|A62||Paul Hildebrand||Mar 14, 21, 28, Apr 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16||Tu||7:00-8:30 p.m.||Hampton Inn Staunton||A|