Thu, April 29, 2021 6:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library
Registration is closed. If you would like to be notified for a possible second class please send your inquiry to email@example.com and write 10-minute playwriting class in the subject line.
What does buffalo, Singapore, and explosion have in common? They are the three words used to write a 10-minute play. Register today!
The sessions are free but you must register https://flpplays.eventbrite.com for all three sessions and we will send you the link before the first class on Thursday April 29th.
This 3-session workshop series is taught by Majorie Bicknell, working playwright, director, and actress. Each session will be 1 ½ hours via Zoom.
The class is based on the book The Perfect 10: Writing and Producing the 10 minute play currently being acquired by the library. By the end of the three sessions you will have written a short play suitable for submission to contests and play festivals. This workshop is designed for anyone interested in creative writing. Beginners are MOST welcome!
Marjorie Bicknell is a working playwright, director and actress. She holds a BA in Theatre and English Literature from Mundelein College in Chicago and an MA in Speech with a concentration in Theatre/Oral Interpretation/Film from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Marjorie has studied playwriting at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, Open Stage of Harrisburg, the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, where she was a member of that theatre’s PlaywrightsCircle, PlayPenn, New York’s Primary Stages and the Dramatists Guild Institute. She was part of the Kennedy Center Summer Playwriting Intensive in June of 2019 and currently studies with playwright Jeffrey Sweet. Marjorie’s short plays have been produced at theatres and colleges across the country. Marjorie’s one-act, Carmageddon, and 10-minute play, Carolee’s Closet are published by ARTemis Arts in their Women Wisdom Anthology. Carmageddon is the 2020 winner of the HACC One-Act Play Festival. Her 10-minute play, Another Conversation is published by Dramatic Publishing in the collection, As She Likes It. Marjorie is the Philadelphia Regional Rep for the Dramatists Guild, President Emeritus of the Philadelphia Dramatists Center, and founder of Playwrights Alliance of Pennsylvania (PAPA).