Know the basics of writing plays in How to Write Scripts for Theatre, a crash course on writing for the medium. What are the differences between theatre and film? Between plays and novels? How does one come up with a story for a script? How can I make my story feasible for stage performance? How can I create my script so that directors and actors will want to stage it? We’ll cover these and other theatre basics. By the end of the course, you’ll have the tools to write your own short play.
Online class duration: 7 daysMinimum age for this workshop: 8 years old(Online students aged 8-12 are required to have a parent or guardian to assist the child in accomplishing coursework.)
Our course creator
How to Write Scripts for Theatre was created by Filipino playwright, Dr. Joem Antonio. A theatre enthusiast who specializes in playwriting, his plays have been staged in various schools and other venues in the Philippines, as well as in Australia and in New Zealand. He has a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from UP Diliman and is an eight-time Palanca Award winner. Dr. Antonio also teaches graduate students of the MA Humanities Program at the University of Asia and the Pacific.
What you get with each writing course registration
Lectures and writing exercises that give you a step-by-step method for building stories.
Get feedback from a writing coach within the duration of your course.
Meet the requirements, receive a certificate.
Train to be a writer while experiencing the conditions that most writers work with: specific assignments, lots of reading, even more writing, flexible work hours, and a deadline.
Coursework in each of Storywriting School's online workshops is composed of text lectures and writing exercises, which you will have seven days to finish at your own pace. Our online courses follow the usual workflow of a writer: some reading, lots of writing, and a flexible schedule that ends in a deadline. Finish on time and you get a printable certificate of completion. If you want great value for money, training in the writer's lifestyle, or a workshop that's suited to your schedule and location, this modality is best for you.
Choose a scheduleTake any seven-day online writing course on your preferred schedule.
November 4-10, 2023 (Saturday-Friday), 12:00AM-11:59PM GMT/UTC+0:00*
November 18-24, 2023 (Saturday-Friday), 12:00AM-11:59PM GMT/UTC+0:00*
*If you are in the Philippines (GMT/UTC+8:00), your course officially starts at 8:00 AM.
Choose a coachYour fee depends on the coach you choose. Please click/tap on the coach's name to view his/her registration page.
Coach Joem Antonio - course creator, creative writer
Coach Esther Suson - professional editor and writing coach
We're still figuring out how to best resume face-to-face classes. Stay tuned!