Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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A great way to get your writing juices flowing!
Playwriting
Aleta Lafargue
actress
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This course brought me to an entirely new level of writing and interpreting plays
Playwriting
Kimberly Kenna
teacher
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This course is well paced, relevant to today's theatre and a wonderful creative spark for any project that you might have in the can or have just been thinking about.
Playwriting
Brad Jones
association director
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I used to think that the 8th wonder of the world was the ability to write a full-length play (or a complete novel). If felt almost insurmountable, until I took this course.
Playwriting
Ken Einhorn
physician
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The best playwriting course I have ever taken. If I had another life to live, I would spend it as playwright. Yes, I was that inspired!
Playwriting
Judith Liberman
student
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If you're at all interested in playwriting, even if you have no idea what you want to write about, you must take this course.
Playwriting
Kevin Hopps
TV animation writer
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A great overview of the basics of playwriting. but the key was the instructor's feedback, which was supportive yet deeply insightful and constructive.
Playwriting
Heather Antonissen
communicationsspecialist
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A great way to learn the basics of playwriting or the kick in the pants you need for your next show.
Playwriting
Caitlin Gallo
writer
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A great way of gaining experience in script-writing for the theatre.
Playwriting
Mary Holt
hospital physician
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This course explores, quite successfully, the elements of craft one needs to acquire to elevate one's playwriting skills.
Playwriting
Asher Gelman
director/choreographer
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The teacher was a guiding force of light and inspiration.
Playwriting
Kara Peters
drama teacher
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The instructor was experienced and professional, a true artist in his field.
Playwriting
Gary Johnston
music teacher
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A great way to learn the craft of playwriting from those involved in the business and creative process of writing plays.
Playwriting
Joseph Williams
corporate Mmanagement
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I loved taking the online class! Having taken Gotham classes both online and in person, I can honestly say I didn't miss the personal experience at all. In fact, the interaction among the students may have been more extensive because everyone had time to ruminate about their critiques and to say what they might not be willing to say in person.
Playwriting
Wendy Ouellette
stage manager
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The way the Web site is set up is excellent. The instructor is extremely personable and knowledgeable. He is able to give strong critical feedback and still be encouraging, a real feat!
Playwriting
Elaine Avila
playwright, actor
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I’ve taken quite a few writing workshops in college and beyond. This is by far the best.
Playwriting
David Maj
firefighter
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It was the best writing experience I've ever had...and I'm 62 years old.
Playwriting
Margaret Levine
editor
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I had not even a clue on how to start writing a play. Now I think I could start and finish one.
Playwriting
Corinne Dorso
asst. to the treasurer
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The instructor's skills as a writer and experience as a theater professional greatly contributed to the success of the course; in addition to advice on craftsmanship, he illuminated the position of theater when considering the production of a new work. This insight is invaluable to a greener playwright aspiring to have a first piece produced.
Playwriting
Kalle Macrides
teaching artist/educator
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Having taken and liked a few live Gotham classes, I wanted something truly convenient. The online medium means no time spent waiting for trains, more time to focus on the class material and, ultimately, on writing.
Playwriting
Nancy Festinger
interpreter/translator
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