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Screenwriting w/ Maya Macdonald

Mondays, May 15th - July 24th -- 5/15, 6/5, 7/19, 7/10, 7/24 Teens: 5:30-7pm ET Adults 18+: 7-8:30pm ET Plus two 30 minute private sessions included in ticket price Open To The Public Virtual Only

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Screenwriting w/ Maya Macdonald
Screenwriting w/ Maya Macdonald

Time & Location

May 15, 2023, 5:30 PM – Jul 24, 2023, 8:30 PM

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About the Event

Screenwriting w/ Maya Macdonald

"Write the story that you want to see told.  In this 5 week class we will work to complete a short script, or a piece of a longer script.  Whether you have a burning idea yet already or want to discover one this class will help you build and discover how to bring new work to fruition.  This is a great place to write the roles and/or stories that you wish you’d get called in for.  Along with the group classes we will also have one-on-ones where i will help you find an individualized game plan for completing your first draft – and for inspiring yourself to keep writing after the class is done.  The final day will culminate in a reading of your script with actors to help you not only celebrate your hard work, but also to help you learn what your second draft might need."

Mondays, May 15th - July 24th -- 5/15, 6/5, 6/19, 7/10, 7/24

The last day, July 24th, will be a TABLE READ where each student will get to present their work! Family, friends, and Prep Fam are all invited to attend!

Teens: 5:30-7pm ET

Adults 18+: 7-8:30pm ET

Plus two 30 minute private sessions included in ticket price (to be scheduled with Maya throughout the course)

Open To The Public

Virtual Only

$375 per student for all classes and two 30 minute private sessions with Maya

Learn more about your instructor:

Maya Macdonald is a writer for stage and screen. Recently she was a Playwrights Realm Writing Fellow where she developed her play brunch which was an Honorable Mention for The Relentless Award, a Finalist for O’Neill Playwrights Conference, and a Semi-Finalist for Theatre503’s Playwriting Award in London.  Her plays also include Three Anne Franks (Finalist, Rattlestick Playwrights Commission), Raw Pasta (Semi-Finalist, The O’Neill and Seven Devils Playwrights Conference), Leave the Balcony Open (Finalist, Princess Grace Award) and is currently working on a new play They Say Hearing is the Last Sense to Go about her younger brother who passed away the early pandemic. Her plays have been seen and/or developed at Rattlestick, New Ohio, Echo, MeetCute LA, Oye Group, Tofte Lake, Bushwick Starr, New Dramatists, Ensemble Studio Theatre, MCC Theater Young Playwrights, Three Legged Dog, The Flea, Rising Phoenix Rep, JACK, Dixon Place, among others.

Maya’s TV and Film projects include her original animated series currently in development with FishLadder Productions, a TV adaptation of her play brunch, and her new original screenplay They Say Hearing is the Last Sense to Go. 

Maya teaches both Screenwriting and Playwriting.  She has been a teaching artist at The Beacon School where she was also a playwright in residence.  She currently teaches and coaches Screenwriting at The Prep and is a resident playwright with The Rogue Players. She received her BA from Bennington College and her MFA from Hunter College where she studied with Annie Baker, Brighde Mullins, and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and received the Irv Zarkowr Award for Excellence in Playwriting.

Tickets

  • Teens

    This ticket grants access to all 5 classes of Maya's Screenwriting class on 5/15, 6/5, 7/19, 7/10, 7/24 from 5:30-7pm ET for teens ages 13-17 as well as two 30 minute private sessions.

    $375.00
    Tax: +$16.88 Processing
  • Adults 18+

    This ticket grants access to all 5 classes of Maya's Screenwriting class on 5/15, 6/5, 7/19, 7/10, 7/24 from 7pm-8:30pm ET for adults 18+ as well as two 30 minute private sessions.

    $375.00
    Tax: +$16.88 Processing

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