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Acting for Writers

at The Science and Art of Writing - Flatiron 39 W 29th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10001

If you are writing a script that will eventually be brought to life by actors - you need to understand the art, craft , and psychology of acting. By stepping into the role of an actor you can instantly see your script from a perspective that will make rewriting much more effective. An actor's perspective on a script will not only help you dominate...

Sunday Sep 15th, 11am - 5:45pm

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Personal Essay Writing

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

Everyone has a story. Now, it's time to share yours. Personal essays expose what makes us human. From fundamental truths about life to stories that illustrate the sheer absurdity of the world around us, our experiences shape us and help better understand one another — and ourselves. This class offers insight into the personal essay ideation process...

Saturday Sep 28th, 3pm - 5pm

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Screenwriting I: Introduction

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Hell's Kitchen 312 W 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

For those who have always wanted to write for the screen but had no idea where and how to start. Through weekly writing, reading and viewing assignments, students will learn about screenplay structure, character development, dialogue, log lines and treatment writing. The final project will be an original, self-contained, short screenplay (12 – 25...

Sunday Sep 15th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$495

10 sessions

Essay & Opinion Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Midtown 1501 Broadway 11th Fl, New York, New York 10036

This course gives you a firm grounding in the basics of essay/opinion writing craft and gets you writing an essay or opinion piece (or two). Course components: Lectures Writing exercises Workshopping of student projects (each student presenting work two times) Essay & Opinion I is for beginners or anyone who wants to brush up on the fundamentals....

Tuesday Oct 1st, 7pm - 10pm

  (10 sessions)
$460

10 sessions

Start Your Screenplay Now

at Blueprint Screenwriting Group - Midtown 260 West 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

Now in their sixth successful year, Blueprint Screenwriting Group's weekly writing workshops take place in midtown Manhattan. These small, supportive classes are for screenwriters who are serious about finishing their pilot or feature script. With a class size of 8 or fewer, individual attention is given to each student as Timothy helps you:...

Wednesday Sep 4th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

  (9 sessions)
$450

9 sessions

Documentary Research and Writing: Finding the Story

at Made in NY Media Center by IFP - DUMBO 30 John St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Documentaries often tell stories that unfold in real time, and filmmakers must expect twists and turns along the way. By the time you get to the editing stage, it’s too late to figure out what your story is. This one-day workshop will guide you through the process of developing your story and honing your character arcs, from the research process...

Saturday Sep 7th, 10:30am - 4pm

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Screenwriting II: Writing a Feature

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Hell's Kitchen 312 W 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

For those who have already taken Screenwriting I, workshop guides students through the process of creating a feature film script. By analyzing and breaking down various successful feature film scripts, students will learn the three-act structure and how to create a successful, fully-fleshed out protagonist and antagonist. Students will then be guided...

Sunday Sep 15th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$495

10 sessions

Pilot I: Creating the World

at The New York Screenwriter's Lab - West Village 104 W 14th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10011

Turn your idea for an original TV series into a solid, working premise with "legs" to sustain itself over multiple seasons. Be guided step-by-step through the process of developing strong 'story engines', building out the 'world' of your show, story construction and the ofter overlooked art of outlining. Learn how to: Create compelling, multi-dimensional...

Tuesday Sep 24th, 7pm - 10pm

  (10 sessions)
$650

10 sessions

Writing Scripts 101 Level 1

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

Do you dream of seeing your work performed, up there, somewhere? A spellbinding movie. An addictive TV show. A gripping play. The thrill of dramatic writing is that, if you’re lucky, you get to see your work soar to life once all the elements—the work of directors, designers, cast, crew—are added to the vision of your script. Here you will gain...

Monday Sep 30th, 10am - 1pm

  (6 sessions)
$210

6 sessions

Meditative Writing Level 1

at The Science and Art of Writing - Flatiron 39 W 29th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10001

At the intersection of science, art, and meditation we build an approach to writing that draws from the most powerful part of your mind.  Cognitive and meditative exercises will be crafted specifically to help you get the most out of every writing session and discover the deepest truth of your unique voice. ​These tools can...

Monday Sep 16th, 7pm - 9:45pm

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

Mission Driven Storytelling: Make the Most Impact

at General Assembly - Flatiron 10 E 21st St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10010

Mission Driven Storytelling: Make the Most Impact on Social Media Digital storytelling is one of most impactful strategies currently used to further missions and increase growth. Learn how to master the art of your story and further your cause through videos, photos, writing, and various content mediums. See examples of some of the most impactful...

Tuesday Sep 3rd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Meditative Writing For Screenwriters

at The Science and Art of Writing - Flatiron 39 W 29th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10001

The Process of Creativity & Story Mining+ One-on-One Script Consultation At the intersection of science, art, and meditation we build an approach to writing that draws from the most powerful part of your mind.  Cognitive and meditative exercises will be crafted specifically to help you get the most out of every writing session...

Monday Sep 16th, 7pm - 9:45pm

  (4 sessions)
$615

4 sessions

The Second Draft

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

Admissions Qualifications Successful candidates must participate in and pass an audition before registering for this program, schedule an audition at the "Request Info" submission above. All registrations are subject to approval by The Primary Stages Einhorn School of Performing Arts. The final magic ingredient for any play in development is hearing...

Tuesday Sep 17th, 6pm - 10pm

  (10 sessions)
$600

10 sessions

Basics of Narrative Writing

at Newmark Graduate School of Journalism - Midtown 219 W 40th St, New York, New York 10018

Narrative writing is a chronological, character-centered, scene-driven genre that deeply engages readers and triggers empathy for a story. But this description is only the armature of narrative writing; the discipline also requires writers to open up their writing. In this hands-on two-session workshop, writers will learn how to do just that. The...

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

  (2 sessions)
$79

2 sessions

Stand-Up Comedy Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Midtown 1501 Broadway 11th Fl, New York, New York 10036

Comics say it’s the greatest high. You step into the light, take a swig of water, pick up the mic, then reduce a crowd of people to a mass of helpless laughter. Sure, the risks are great—silence, heckling, humiliation—but on a good night a stand-up feels richer than Seinfeld and Rock combined. You “kill” or “die” depending on your material....

Tuesday Oct 1st, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$460

10 sessions

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