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Introduction to Scriptwriting

Weekly Class for Adults

Introduction

This evening class will guide you through the crucial elements of how to write a play. You will explore the balance between dialogue and plot, character and action, resolution and ambiguity. The course will look at examples of writing for the stage and site-specific theatre, in different genres and for different purposes.

During the weekly class, you will investigate the building blocks of a story and how to build narrative writing. You will learn about the methods of developing three-dimensional characters, considering how to create depth and dimension.

You will explore the balance between dialogue and plot, character and action, resolution and ambiguity. The course will look at examples of writing for the stage and site-specific theatre, for adults and young people, in different genres and for different purposes.

This interactive and practical course is open to those who wish to:

  • develop skills in creative writing for visual story-telling
  • learn script formatting and language
  • discover methods to help create believable and realistic characters
  • explore the principles of creative thinking and critical thought
  • develop artistic confidence and an ability to communicate ideas to others.

By the end of the course, you will have:

  • developed skills in creative writing for visual story-telling
  • learned about script formatting and language
  • discovered methods of creating believable and realistic characters
  • explored the principles of creating thinking and critical thought
  • developed artistic confidence and an ability to communicate your ideas to others

Contact us

If you have any questions about this course before you book it, please get in touch with us at lifelong@rcs.ac.uk or 0141 270 8213.

 

 

Introduction

This evening class will guide you through the crucial elements of how to write a play. You will explore the balance between dialogue and plot, character and action, resolution and ambiguity. The course will look at examples of writing for the stage and site-specific theatre, in different genres and for different purposes.

During the weekly class, you will investigate the building blocks of a story and how to build narrative writing. You will learn about the methods of developing three-dimensional characters, considering how to create depth and dimension.

You will explore the balance between dialogue and plot, character and action, resolution and ambiguity. The course will look at examples of writing for the stage and site-specific theatre, for adults and young people, in different genres and for different purposes.

This interactive and practical course is open to those who wish to:

  • develop skills in creative writing for visual story-telling
  • learn script formatting and language
  • discover methods to help create believable and realistic characters
  • explore the principles of creative thinking and critical thought
  • develop artistic confidence and an ability to communicate ideas to others.

By the end of the course, you will have:

  • developed skills in creative writing for visual story-telling
  • learned about script formatting and language
  • discovered methods of creating believable and realistic characters
  • explored the principles of creating thinking and critical thought
  • developed artistic confidence and an ability to communicate your ideas to others

Contact us

If you have any questions about this course before you book it, please get in touch with us at lifelong@rcs.ac.uk or 0141 270 8213.

 

 

Financial support



Agnes Allan Bursary

Agnes Allan was a teacher, passionate about inclusion, and this bursary scheme exists to offer support to students to participate in the performing or production arts.

The Agnes Allan Bursary provides some support to students who may require financial assistance to take part in a short course in dance, drama, music, production or screen.

Anyone who wishes to take part in our Lifelong Learning courses and faces a financial barrier can apply for bursary support to help meet the cost of tuition fees.

More information about the Agnes Allan Bursary.

 



Entry requirements

This is an open access course for anyone who has an interest in writing for the stage.

Preparing for your course

What to bring

Please bring a notepad and pen.

At a glance...

Introduction to Scriptwriting Thursdays, 6.30pm-8.30pm 20190321 156

Offers

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To receive the promotional offer code, contact lifelong@rcs.ac.uk before booking a course.