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Writing and Acting Workshop

at The Writers and Actors Group - Midtown 520 8th Ave 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

Where actors get to work on their cold reading skills, and writers get to workshop their scripts. This weekly workshop is a fun a fun and friendly opportunity to practice cold reading, and become a better writer. Be a writer, be an actor, or be both. We workshop 2 scripts per week, roughly 25 pages of each. Actors receive their scripts when...

Thursday Oct 17th, 6:30pm - 9pm

Sketch Writing Level One

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

This class will teach you concrete skills that will help you become a better sketch comedy writer. You will learn how to develop your ideas, clarify your premise, create characters, and understand what makes a good sketch work. The class will consist of lectures, writing assignments, and focused and fun workshops each week. This class is of 8 weeks...

Tuesday Nov 12th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$349

8 sessions

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Documentary Grant Writing

at DCTV - TriBeCa 87 Lafayette St, New York, New York 10013

Secure the funding and support your project deserves! Familiarize yourself with the documentary funding landscape, including what top funders are looking for in a proposal, and how to find the funders whose objectives match your own. Leave this workshop with the knowledge to feel confident in starting to research and apply for grants The seemingly...

Wednesday Oct 23rd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Going Deeper: Fiction Workshop

at West Side YMCA - Community Arts - Midtown 5 W 63rd St, New York, New York 10023

This fiction workshop is for experienced writers looking for feedback on their short stories and novel chapters. In a warm environment, students will receive honest, detailed feedback and learn techniques to improve craft, deepen fiction, and identify and tackle common storytelling problems. Each student will get to submit two pieces for workshopping...

Wednesday Oct 30th, 6:45pm - 8:45pm

  (7 sessions)
$402

7 sessions

The Writer's Lab for Unpublished Authors

at Continuing Professional Studies at Bank - Morningside Heights 610 W 112th St, New York, New York 10025

We are offering this lab for a small group of committed writers who enjoy the writing process and want to come together each month to share their works in progress and receive feedback from other committed writers. This is a safe, supportive place to try out what you've been working on independently in a facilitated workshop.  Occasional guest...

Thursday Oct 24th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$460

4 sessions

Poetry Writing Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Flatiron 30 W 16 St, New York, New York 10011

The NYC One-day Intensives are seven-hour crash courses, giving you brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you’ve learned. Arrive in the morning with a desire to learn; leave in the evening as a more knowledgeable writer. Intensives are open for writers of any level. ...

Saturday Nov 9th, 11am - 6pm

The Editor’s Eye Level I: One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Flatiron 30 W 16 St, New York, New York 10011

Every writer needs a good editor to push the work to its best possible state. But your work won’t reach a professional editor unless it’s already in excellent shape. A dilemma, to be sure. That’s why you need to be a skilled editor of your own work. Perhaps your great ideas and stories are clouded by such things as clunky language, pallid verbs,...

Saturday Nov 9th, 11am - 6pm

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Blog Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen 555 8th Ave 14th Flr. Ste 1402, New York, New York 10018

Everyone and their cousins have a blog. But how many are well written? Truly interesting or entertaining or useful? Maintained on a regular basis? Enjoyed by a wide circle of people? Precious few. The key is to write posts so good even total strangers will be drawn to your blog. Here you will learn the specialized craft of writing blog content. Writing...

Friday Nov 15th, 10am - 5pm

Workshop in Fiction and Poetry (Level 1)
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Workshop in Fiction and Poetry (Level 1)

at The Writers Studio - West Village 272 W 10th St, New York, New York 10014

All students new to The Writers Studio NYC start with Level I. Since we approach teaching with our own method and vocabulary, even experienced writers with publications and/or MFAs will find plenty that is new and challenging in Level I. Our short weekly exercises are designed to stimulate students’ imaginations while also teaching a lot of nuts-and-bolts...

Monday Oct 21st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (8 sessions)
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$369
Was:
$410

8 sessions

Intro To Screenwriting Class
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Intro To Screenwriting Class

at Q.E.D. - Astoria 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

This class is an introduction class for screenwriting with an overview of all the different types of screenwriting for film (shorts and features), TV and webseries. There is an emphasis on writing for short length scripts (shorts and webseries) but it will give tips on what makes scripts strong and sellable no matter what the medium is. Students are...

Saturday Oct 26th, 11am - 3pm

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$48.75
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$65

Television Drama Workshop

at Jacob Krueger Studio - Midtown 247 W 35th St 6th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Join writers from all over the world and your teacher, Pulitzer Prize nominated author, TV writer, screenwriter, professor, and former HBO executive, Stephen Molton, for this unique Television Drama Weekend Intensive Workshop. Get ready to dive deep into the structure of of the pilot and learn what makes a drama pilot sell. Collaborate live through...

Saturday Nov 16th, 11am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$375

2 sessions

Build Your Journaling Practice

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope 1110 8th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Ground and grow into your creative spirit with a journaling practice. Why journal? Think of journaling as a clearing the clutter of the mind, a tilling of the soil: writing is an embodied experience that, when practiced regularly, helps us weed out and sift through all the things floating around in our squirrel-like minds in order to make space...

Thursday Oct 24th, 5pm - 7pm

Directing Chekhov

at Primary Stages ESPA - Hell's Kitchen 307 W 38th St Ste 1510, New York, New York 10018

Regardless of the genre, playwright, or period, the director's job is to create a unified vision for a production that inspires collaboration among the artists and a transformative experience for the audience. With Chekhov, this all starts with a director's relationship with their actors. This class might be for you if you: Wish to expand your versatility...

Monday Nov 4th, 7pm - 10pm

  (5 sessions)
$380

5 sessions

How to Write a Cookbook Proposal

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope 1110 8th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Have you ever dreamed of writing a cookbook? Or a non-fiction narrative related to food? If you're a chef, food blogger, or journalist who would like to write a food-centric book, this class unlocks the mysteries of writing a killer book proposal for traditional publishers.  We will cover: How to develop a great...

Wednesday Nov 13th, 6:30pm - 8pm

The Poetics of Love

at Pratt Institute - West Village 144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

"I dread falling in love," wrote the poet Robert Duncan. "Falling in love means losing my being. Love exposes us to the first body and to the light; we might even fall in love with what we hate or what hates us." The Poetics of Love seeks to engage the transformative potential of love and emotional interdependence-from eros to philia, philautia to...

Sunday Oct 20th, 5pm - 7:50pm

  (5 sessions)
$495

5 sessions

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