Lesson 1: Taste Biography and Generating a Play
Cultivating a Taste Biography and Generating a Play
In this lesson we look at where plays begin.
Where Plays come from
Lesson 2: Crafting Images
In this lesson we look at six core principles of building plays, especially the craft of image-making, and the form of drama called Tragedy.
Lesson 3: Thinking about Tension
Thinking About Tension
In this lesson we look at the crafting of tension in plays and touch on patterning material.
Images and Tension
Lesson 4: The Sensory
In this lesson we look at using all senses in crafting plays.
Lesson 5: The Moving Image and Perception
The Moving Image and Perception
In this lesson we explore connections between form and feeling, and perception in relationship to the moving image.
Moving Image and Perception
Lesson 6: Energy
In this lesson, we explore the principle of energy in writing.
Lesson 7: The Wolf at the Door
The Wolf at the Door
in this lesson, we explore the principle of tension further especially through the lens of desire and obstacles experienced by characters.
Lesson 8: Structure
In this lesson, we explore the basic concepts of structure in dramatic writing.
Lesson 9: The Dramatic Question and Pacing
The Dramatic Question and Pacing
In this lesson, we explore the concept of the organizing principle of a play through a dramatic question or dilemma and how this is related to pacing
Dramatic Question and Pacing
Lesson 10: The Conversation about the World
The Conversation about the World
In this lesson, we explore how plays live in relationship to the world.