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But what I really want to do is write – Actors Write Plays.

A series of five writing sessions geared for the experienced actor and novice playwright. If you want to write monologues,  plays, or start writing your own material for solo performance, this class will give you a foundation. In a supportive and relaxed atmosphere, we'll get your imagination going and draw upon your acting skills to fuel to create compelling scenes and characters.  Participants will bring in new work each week and read aloud in class.  Weekly writing assignments and in-class exercises. The series will culminate in a public reading of works produced by the class, if there is a desire!


Huntington Playwriting Fellow Melinda Lopez leads this five week workshop.

Dates: Mondays, May 5th - June 9th

Location: 281 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

To apply please send your resume and a brief 200-300 word      description of why you would like to take the course and discussing  any writing you've done for the stage to  Please put Actors Write Plays in the subject line.  Participation limited  to 10 students. Class size is small to allow in-class discussion and play time!  Our 10 participants will be chosen from the applicant pool.  There is a $50 charge to participate if chosen.


The workshop is underwritten in part by the Mellon Foundation, as part of the Playwriting Residency at the Huntington Theatre.  The regular price for this workshop is $300.  We thank both organizations for their generosity in offsetting costs.


The application deadline is April 10th.

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