Free dialogue writing workshop at ACW slated April 17

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Center for Writing in Saranac Lake is hosting a free dialogue writing workshop, “Devising Dialogue: Writing from Plays” with LJ Schwartau, on April 17, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

The event will include writing exercises to create dialogue, set scenes and write stage directions. With prompts, participants will create short solo monologues and the group will also devise scenes collaboratively based on a short play reading.

Schwartau will lead the workshop. Schwartau is a member of Actors’ Equity and the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. As a director, actor and choreographer, Schwartau has worked in Minneapolis, Minnesota and New York City, and has been associated with Pendragon Theatre over the years. She is a SUNY Plattsburgh Theatre Department faculty professor, where she has devised productions and teaches FanFiction Drama classes. She also does production work through the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

Learn more and register at adirondackcenterforwriting.org.

The Adirondack Center for Writing is located at 15 Broadway in Saranac Lake. For more information about ACW, visit adirondackcenterforwriting.org.


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