Drama – Script Writing and Development

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Tim Wotherspoon


Trimester I - Wednesdays, 6pm, 6-15 weeks (Starts first week of June)
Trimester II - Wednesdays, 6pm, 6-12 weeks (Starts fourth week of September)

An investigation into dramatic and post-dramatic writing for live performance – designed to encourage and grow your own unique style by exposure to different forms, methodologies and workshops including improvisation and collaborative writing.

Improve your craft through the creation of new works, writing workshops and individual critiques, and the study of the Masters. Students will also learn the commercial structure of the industry and receive guidance relating to career paths and further studies.

Themes: Introduction to Scriptwriting. Script Principles and Structure. Themes. Form and Genre. Character Development. Dialogue. Storytelling. Outlines and Treatments. Structure of the Industry. Selling Your Story.

Tim Wotherspoon is a professional actor who has appeared in productions with the Melbourne Theatre Company.

*Comparison based on per-lesson equivalent price of studying at CAE, based on prices as advised on February 4, 2015. Course lengths may vary between providers.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Refunds. Refunds are NOT issued except where a course is cancelled by the WEA. WEA Victoria cannot accept responsibility for changes in personal circumstances. Enrolment acceptance and cancellation. You are accepted into the course upon payment in full, unless notified by us. Courses are dependent on sufficient enrolments, tutor availability and other circumstances outside our control, which may cause some courses to be postponed or cancelled. Course materials. Personal course material is the responsibility of the individual student. An additional charge will be made for photocopied notes, textbooks or any other course materials.

Photo: J. Drury (CC-BY)

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