McGraw Tower, Uris Library and Ho Plaza in fall, shot from Barnes Hall.

Calling all aspiring playwrights!

Do you have an idea to document? A story to tell? Then this class is for you. CCMD is sponsoring this first-time offering of a 3-week workshop on playwriting. Each participant will be introduced to the 10-min play genre and will have the opportunity to write a first draft of his or her own 10-min play. The class format will be seminar style with supportive critique, suggestions, and dialog from class members aimed at aiding the playwright in his/her journey. Class members should come prepared to share, participate in class, as well as to work on their writing on their own time. Alumni and their families are invited, children, and grandchildren ages 11+ are welcome to attend with an adult.

Workshop is a series of three sessions (participants will register once and attend all three):

Session 1: 7/23/2020 1-2 pm

Session 2: 7/30/2020 1-2 pm

Session 3: 08/06/2020 1-2 pm

About the Instructor: Lisa Yanguas, Cornell Class Arts ’83 was a linguistics major at Cornell and subsequently received her M.S. in Linguistics from Georgetown University. Following a full career, she retired from the Defense Department of the Federal Government in 2017 and has been teaching dance classes in Broadway musical theater and tap to students of all ages for many years. She volunteers her expertise in many arts venues to include leading the Artistic Review Panel for the Howard County Arts Council as well as Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre and Hippodrome Theater. During the last several weeks and months she has been working on the art of playwriting and offered to share this inaugural class with the CCMD community.


Start July 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am
End August 6, 2020 @ 11:00 am
Venue Zoom
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Event Contact

Jenn Taylor

Katie Hart

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