Will Dunne Dramatic Workshops
Will Dunne Dramatic Workshops
Will Dunne Dramatic Workshops   Now in its 26th year, Will Dunne Dramatic Writing Workshops offers a wealth of proven support for playwrights and screenwriters, including the guide The Dramatic Writer’s Companion: Tools to Develop Characters, Cause Scenes, and Build Stories, private consultations for dramatic writers anywhere in the world, and an ongoing quarterly workshop program for dramatic writers in the San Francisco Bay Area.  
Will Dunne Dramatic Workshops   Will Dunne Dramatic Workshops   Will Dunne Dramatic Workshops
 
Will DunneORDER YOUR COPY
OF THE DRAMATIC WRITER’S COMPANION

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A comprehensive reference tool for playwrights and screenwriters, The Dramatic Writer’s Companion: Tools to Develop Characters, Cause Scenes, and Build Stories is a unique nonlinear collection of dramatic writing exercises that can be adapted to any individual writing process and script. Choose from over 60 workshop-tested tools that can help you write or revise the script you are working on now. Published in 2009 by the University of Chicago Press (Series: Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing), The Dramatic Writer’s Companion (paperback edition) is available from the publisher or at most major physical and online bookstores worldwide.
  GET A PROFESSIONAL CRITIQUE OF YOUR PLAY OR SCREENPLAY
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Regardless of your location, you can schedule private consultations with Will Dunne to obtain script evaluations or one-on-one writing advice conducted electronically, by telephone, by mail, or in person.
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JOIN A WORKSHOP AT YOUR LEVEL OF WRITING EXPERIENCE
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If you are in or near San Francisco, you can join a dramatic writing workshop that offers in-depth script development exercises, actor readings of your scene work, group feedback and support, and the opportunity to participate in the New Writers/New Works quarterly staged reading series. Check the current workshop schedule for dates and fees of upcoming workshops at both the introductory and experienced levels.
 
Will Dunne WILL DUNNE:
AN AWARD-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT

Will Dunne is an O’Neill playwright and dramaturg who has taught more than 1,600 dramatic writing workshops since 1988. His plays have received an array of awards and honors, and have been presented in Europe, Russia, and Australia as well as the U.S.

For an interview with Will on the play development process, check out “You Wrote a Play, But Now What?” which focuses on some of what happens between the first draft of a play and the first production. The interview was conducted by Carol Saller, copy editor of The Dramatic Writer’s Companion and author of The Subversive Copy Editor (both published by the University of Chicago Press).