For the playwright in all of us!

Adult Playwrights

Adult Playwriting, summer 2020

Ten two-hour sessions once a week and a public reading at the end of the final week.

Playwright-in-Residence and tenure track Ball State University professor Tom Horan teaches a detailed, creative, and active approach to writing, specifying techniques to tighten a script and drive the action to a compelling conclusion for pre-professional and experienced writers.


Entry by submission only.

To be considered for the class, submit a one page cover letter discussing your experience with theater and writing (if any), why you would like to take the class, and what you hope to get out of the class along with a ten-page sample of your work (either a short play or an excerpt from a longer play). Please note that the class is open to any and all writers interested in learning about playwriting; whether you’ve written in other forms, are new to playwriting, or you are already comfortable with playwriting, we welcome you!

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