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Thursday, September 3, 2020

Fundamentals, First Draft, and Rewriting Classes Online at Primary Stages ESPA!

 Fall 2020 online classes at Primary Stages ESPA are now open for enrollment! Whether you’re looking to gain the fundamentals of playwriting, start a first draft, or rewrite a play you’ve been working on, we have the class for you!

Build a toolbox of the fundamentals, so your first play (and each play you write after that!) can be built on a strong foundation.
Section A with Mêlisa Annis (Writer, Director, and Dramaturg; Faculty, NYU Tisch Dramatic Writing Program) on Wednesdays from 6:30pm – 9:30pm ET
Section B with Nikkole Salter (Writer, Pulitzer Prize-Nominated In the Continuum; Actor, The Great Society on Broadway) on Thursdays from 6:00pm – 9:00pm ET

This class will guide you through the development of your first draft, providing concrete deadlines, constructive feedback, and a collaborative environment to get your ideas on the page.
Section B with Caridad Svich (Writer, OBIE Winner for Lifetime Achievement) on Tuesdays from 2:00pm – 5:00pm ET
Section C with Abe Koogler (Obie-winning Writer, Fulfillment Center at MTC) on Tuesdays from 5:00pm – 8:00pm ET
Section D with Tasha Gordon-Solmon (Writer and Director; Faculty, NYU Graduate Playwriting Program) on Thursdays from 5:00pm – 8:00pm ET
Section E with Eddie Sanchez (Writer, Barefoot Boy... at Primary Stages) on Sundays from 11:00am – 2:00pm ET
Section F with Michael Walkup (Producing Artistic Director, Page 73) on Mondays from 5:00pm – 8:00pm ET
Section G with Adam Kraar (Writer, Wild Terrain at EST) on Tuesdays from 6:30pm – 9:30pm ET

As soon as you finish your last line of dialogue, the need for rewrites begins. This class will help you tackle the revision process and develop a stronger version of your play.
Section A with Stefanie Zadravec (Writer, The Electric Baby at Two River) on Wednesdays from 7:00pm – 10:00pm ET
Section C with Suzanne Bradbeer (Writer, Confederates (Kilroys Honorable Mention)) on Sundays from 3:00pm – 6:00pm ET

Classes begin mid-September. Start and end dates vary. Click here for the full list of writing classes.

Our award-winning faculty, comprised of working professionals in the field, provides practical skills and expert guidance in a collaborative community atmosphere. 

Primary Stages ESPA provides students easy and convenient payment plans to break up tuition. For more information, call 212.840.9705 x215 or email espa@primarystages.org.

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