Course Description for (GW) Introduction to Playwriting
(GW) Introduction to Playwriting
Prerequisites: ENC 1101 and LIT 2000 or ENG 2012
This course introduces students to the art and craft of playwriting. Students will read plays and analyze their basic elementsâ€”including dramatic action, characterization, dialogue, and the shape and pacing of scenes. In order to understand the nature of drama from the perspectives of actor, director, and audience as well as playwright, students will write scenes and perform them, a process that will involve staging and directing those scenes. Gordon Rule English credit.