Playwriting Workshop


Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Tuesday, October 28, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Writing for the stage is easy: just give two people opposing goals and write what they say to each other. Well … maybe not quite that easy, but playwriting is definitely doable, exciting, and fun. This workshop – suitable for writers of all levels, including “square-one” beginners – will explore the simple process of coming up with and developing your story idea, creating believable characters, writing natural dialogue, and giving structure to your play. In a relaxed, non-judgmental environment, we will work together to create a play, short or long, based on a story you want to tell. At the end of our six weeks, we will stage a reading of scenes from our plays for an invited audience.

6 Tuesdays, 7:00–9:00 p.m., 9/23/2014–10/28/2014

Angelo Parra

ANGELO PARRA is an award-winning playwright with production credits Off-Broadway, in LA and at Hartford Stage, Florida Stage, Cape (Cod) Playhouse, George Street Playhouse, Florida Rep, Cleveland Playhouse, Penguin Rep, and the Edinburgh International Theatre Festival. He is the author of the critically acclaimed The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith, named among the “Top-Ten Off-Broadway Experiences” by the NY Daily News, and a 2012 Lucille Lortel Award nominee. Angelo also is the author ofPlaywriting for Dummies. His honors include two NY Foundation for the Arts Scriptwriting Fellowships. He’s a Tennessee Williams Scholar (Sewanee Writers Conference), a member of The Dramatists Guild, former member of the Actors Studio Playwrights/Directors Unit, and member emeritus of the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop. Angelo has taught playwriting at Ramapo College, Rockland Center for the Arts, and currently at SUNY Rockland.

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The first meeting will be at the HVWC, 300 Riverside Dr, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

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Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center
266 Palmer Avenue
Sleepy Hollow, New York 10591
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ticket pricing:

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$295 - Members
$320 - Non-Members

Presenter: Angelo Parra
Presenter Phone: (914) 332-5953

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