Fall 2012 session begins September 15th, 2012.

Classes meet in downtown Los Angeles. Dates and instructors are subject to change.

PLAYWRITING
This 10-week workshop is designed to help new and experienced writers start or develop new plays into scripts that are ready to be put on stage. Each 4-hour session includes:

  • A warm-up writing exercise
  • Reading and discussion of works in progress
  • Reading assignments from dramatic literature to inspire writers with their work
  • A closing exercise to focus on the next week’s work

The workshop culminates in staged readings of the works in progress at East West Players’ David Henry Hwang Theater.

Instructor: DORIS BAIZLEY
September 15, 2012 – December 1, 2012
Saturdays from 10 am – 2 pm
(No class on 11/3, 11/24)

Staged Readings: December 13 – 20, 2012

Maryknoll Japanese Catholic Center
222 S. Hewitt St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

Fee: $400 (ACTS members $375)

Doris Baizley is a founding member of LA Theaterworks. Her plays MRS. CALIFORNIA, SHILOH RULES, and A CHRISTMAS CAROL have been produced in many U.S. regional theaters. Recent documentary plays are: PEACE CRIMES and SISTER KENNY’S CHILDREN at The History Theatre in St. Paul, MN; ONE DAY/SARAH HOUSE, winner of a 2009 Santa Barbara Independent Press Award for original script; and SEXSTING, winner of the first Guthrie Theatre/Playwrights Center Two-Headed Challenge Grant. She recently story-edited Anne Makepeace’s documentary feature film WE STILL LIVE HERE!, winner of the 2011 Full Frame Documentary Festival Inspiration Award and the 2011 Telluride Moving Mountains Award. She also teaches a documentary theater workshop as part of the new “Voices of Justice” curriculum at Loyola Marymount University.

IMPORTANT: To enroll, or if you have any questions, please contact EWP Literary Manager Jeff Liu at jliu@eastwestplayers.org.

Please note that enrollment is on a first come, first serve basis and you do not have a spot in the class unless you personally receive an enrollment form from Jeff.

To apply for a scholarship, please download the application form at:
Fall 2012 Scholarship Application

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