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Friday, August 7, 2015

Television Writing at Primary Stages ESPA

Calling all playwrights who want the tools to transition from stage to the small screen. Writing for television has the potential to be not only artistically satisfying, but lucrative as well—just ask Aaron Sorkin from "The Newsroom", Sarah Treem from "The Affair", Tracey Scott Wilson from "The Americans", or Heidi Schreck and Rajiv Joseph from "Nurse Jackie", among many other playwrights-turned-television writers.

Instructor: Scott Burkhardt (Screenwriter, "Smash" on NBC)
Wednesdays from 6:30pm – 9:30pm
September 16, 30, October 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, December 2, 9

In this 10-week class, you'll receive feedback on in-class exercises and writing assignments while absorbing the details of the episodic structure of half-hour comedies and one-hour dramas. By the end of the semester, you'll have a complete pilot or spec script and the means to create powerful, distinctive, and commercially-viable television.

This class is also available online! Study from anywhere via our Citrix interactive platform.

ESPA is a home for all artists, in all stages of their careers. We provide students easy and convenient payment plans to break up tuition.  For more information, call 212.840.9705 x211 or email espa@primarystages.org.

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