Writers Express presents: Let’s Make A Play! In-person at HVWC
9:00 am- 4:00 pm (hour break for lunch)
in-person at HVWC
Make a play this summer! Students will learn how to develop their very own 10-minute play in our immersive playwriting camp. Starting from idea to a full play, the class includes a discussion about plays vs movies, developing characters, internal vs. external traits, establishing tone,
creating setting, structure/form, brainstorming, and more. The program also includes some improv, art projects, acting exercises, readings of scripts and plays, group sharing, and more. The last class culminates with a staged reading of the students’ 10-minute play that parents/guardians are invited to watch.
Serena Norr is a writer, playwright, and founder of Let’s Make a Play, a playwriting program for kids and adults. Her plays have been performed at the Omaha Fringe Festival, White Plains Performing Arts Center, the New Deal Creative Arts Center, Westchester Collaborative Theater, The Players Theater with the Rogue Theater Festival and the NYC Short Play Festival, The Tank, The Flea, the University of Alabama as well as various productions over Zoom. She is a second-rounder at the Austin Film Festival for her play, “Agency for the Lost.” Her plays have been published in the “Bittersweet Monologue Collection,” “ellipsis… literature & art Drama,” and the “Stonecoast Review.” She is a member of the Dramatists Guild, Westchester Collaborative Theatre, participant in the Kennedy Center Playwriting Intensive (2021), and the National Women’s Theatre Festival (WTF) Directing Program (2022) and Producing/Directing Program (2023). For more information, visit http://www.serenanorr.com/