The Playwright's Workout: Exercises for the Dramatic Imagination

The Playwright's Workout: Exercises for the Dramatic Imagination

by Michael Bigelow Dixon, Liz Engelman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1575256177

ISBN-13: 9781575256177

Pub. Date: 02/28/2009

Publisher: Smith & Kraus, Inc.

This collection of exercises is designed to build creative muscle in students of playwriting and will prove useful as well to working dramatists who want to build their skills while stretching their imaginative powers. Contributed by some of America's foremost playwrights and playwriting teachers, these varied and inventive exercises offer new sources for dramatic…  See more details below

Overview

This collection of exercises is designed to build creative muscle in students of playwriting and will prove useful as well to working dramatists who want to build their skills while stretching their imaginative powers. Contributed by some of America's foremost playwrights and playwriting teachers, these varied and inventive exercises offer new sources for dramatic inspiration, provide ways to embolden dramatic action, and encourage experimentation with the basic elements of playwriting.

The thirty contributors include:

Sarah Ruhl
Craig Lucas
Emily Mann
Ellen McLaughlin
Jon Jory
Kia Corthron
Steven Dietz

While most playwriting guides introduce students to basic concepts and practices, The Playwright's Workout offers a range of imaginative prompts to the creative act of playwriting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575256177
Publisher:
Smith & Kraus, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.50(d)

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