WDtS Online: Elements of a Scene for Screen

Thursday, July 20th, 2:00pm-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Zoom
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Level: For Everyone
Adult (18+)
30 seats max

This class is free and you do not need to pay or apply for a scholarship. Instead, to join this class fill out This Form. DO NOT use any of the other buttons or links to apply to this class.

What is a scene? What does it take to write a strong scene? Whether it’s for a stage play, a scene in a feature length script, or a scene in a script for a 30 minute comedy, the elements of a strong scene remain true. In this drop-in, writers will explore the basics of scene writing and the differences in formats for writing for screen and writing for stage. We will review types of scenes as well as analyzing those scenes once they have been produced for stage or screen. This class is open to writers of all levels and experience.

Who Should Register?

Write Down the Street has a special focus on making the creative writing workshop more accessible to those who face challenges due to cost, language skills, lack of access to transportation, and other barriers. We believe that all voices must be spotlighted with the range and fullness they deserve.

These programs are offered tuition-free thanks to the support of generous donors who are committed to our mission of ensuring all voices are heard.

About GrubStreet Remote Classes

All you’ll need is a laptop or a phone! You’ll receive an email from your instructor on the day your class is scheduled with a link to join the class meeting via Zoom–no need to download anything or sign up for Zoom in advance! If you have questions about remote learning, please feel free to reach out to [email protected] for more information! 

For a glimpse at how remote learning works, look no further than the deep Zoom discussion of writing and literature below:

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