Writing Scripts 101

Do you dream of seeing your work performed, up there, somewhere? A spellbinding movie. An addictive TV show. A gripping play. The thrill of dramatic writing is that, if you’re lucky, you get to see your work soar to life once all the elements—the work of directors, designers, cast, crew—are added to the vision of your script.

Here you will gain an introduction to writing for movies, TV, and plays, and you’ll also learn techniques fundamental to all forms of dramatic writing. It’s a sampler platter, with no pressure to work on a specific project or settle on which type of dramatic writing you prefer.

If you’re eager to enter the excitement of writing scripts, the show begins right here.


This course includes screenwriting, TV writing, and playwriting.

The 101 courses do not include workshopping of student projects, but students write and receive feedback on writing exercises and assignments.

Like boot camp for the brain. The reward: I can see my writing has improved and my confidence in writing, as well.
Kat Kennedy

Writing Scripts 101 | Level I

6-week Class

Place & Price

  • Online: not real-time, week-long sessions  info
    tuition: $309
  • Zoom: real-time videoconference  info
    tuition: $309
  • NYC: in-person, on hold now  info
    tuition: $325

Registration fee $25, paid once per term

One-on-One tuition: $1195  Request consultation

What’s the difference between Online and Zoom?

This course explores types of scriptwriting, and the techniques that go with them. Course components:

  • Lectures
  • Writing exercises

Writing Scripts 101 is for beginners or anyone who wants a refresher. Students must be 18 years or older.

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 Jul 12
Mon, 7–10 pm et
Zoom Conference
 Aug 10