Virtual Lessons in Playwriting

with Lauren Gunderson

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lauren Gunderson presents a series of classes and conversations about playwriting with a variety of guest panelists, livestreamed on HowlRoundTV.

Lauren Gunderson is one of the most produced playwrights in America, and the winner of the 2016 Lanford Wilson Award, Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award, and a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.

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Livestreaming Play Analysis of "Ripped" by Rachel Bublitz
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Livestreaming Play Analysis of "Ripped" by Rachel Bublitz

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Friday 5 June 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presents Play Analysis of "Ripped" by Rachel Bublitz livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 5 June 2020 at 11 a.m. HST (Honolulu, UTC-10) / 1 p.m. AKDT (Juneau, UTC-8) / 2:00 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 4:00 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 5:00 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

Madhuri Shekar and Evil Eye cover art.
Livestreaming Writing Amazing Audio Plays with Madhuri Shekar
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Livestreaming Writing Amazing Audio Plays with Madhuri Shekar

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Sunday 7 June 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presents Writing Amazing Audio Plays with Madhuri Shekar livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 7 June 2020 at 1:00 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 3:p0 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 4:00 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

Anna Ziegler and Geetha Reddy.
Livestreaming Writing Science for Stage with Anna Ziegler and Geetha Reddy
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Livestreaming Writing Science for Stage with Anna Ziegler and Geetha Reddy

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Thursday 4 June 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presents Writing Science for Stage with Anna Ziegler and Geetha Reddy livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 4 June 2020 at 11:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 1:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 2:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 19:30 BST (London, UTC+1) / 20:30 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

Tina Fallon, the Dramatist Guild logo, and Deborah Murad.
Building a Playwriting Career with The Dramatists Guild
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Building a Playwriting Career with The Dramatists Guild

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Friday 15 May 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented Building a Playwriting Career with The Dramatists Guild livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 15 May 2020 at 11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 19:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 20:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

David Ball and the book Backwards and Forwards.
Playwrighting Class with David Ball!
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Playwrighting Class with David Ball!

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Wednesday 13 May 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented Playwrighting Class with David Ball! livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 13 May 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 2 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 3 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 20:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 21:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

Writing Killer Short Plays with Steve Yockey
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Writing Killer Short Plays with Steve Yockey

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Wednesday 6 May 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented Writing Killer Short Plays with Steve Yockey livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 6 May 2020 at 1 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 3 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 4 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 21:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 22:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

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Writing Incredible Theatre for Young Audiences (as well adults)
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Writing Incredible Theatre for Young Audiences (as well adults)

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Wednesday 29 April 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented Writing Incredible Theatre for Young Audiences (as well adults) live-streamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 29 April 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 2 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 3 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

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Publishing + Theatre Class with Peter Hagen, President of DPS!
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Publishing + Theatre Class with Peter Hagen, President of DPS!

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Wednesday 6 May 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented Publishing + Theatre Class with Peter Hagen, President of DPS! livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 6 May 2020 at 10 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 12 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 18:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 19:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

Benjamin Scheuer, Sean Daniels, and a production of Lauren Gunderson's The Heath
Writing the Personal Epic with Benjamin Scheuer + Sean Daniels
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Writing the Personal Epic with Benjamin Scheuer + Sean Daniels

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Monday 4 May 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented Writing the Personal Epic with Benjamin Scheuer + Sean Daniels livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 4 May 2020 at 11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 19:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 20:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

Ryan Tacata and Erika Chong Shuch
Devised Theatre Class with Erika Chong Shuch and Ryan Tacata
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Devised Theatre Class with Erika Chong Shuch and Ryan Tacata

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Friday 8 May 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented Devised Theatre Class with Erika Chong Shuch and Ryan Tacata livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 8 May 2020 at 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

Headshots of Marissa Wolf, Ari Afsar, and Hana Sharif.
Feminism + Theatre with Marissa Wolf, Hana Sharif, and Ari Afsar!
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Feminism + Theatre with Marissa Wolf, Hana Sharif, and Ari Afsar!

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Tuesday 28 April 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented Feminism + Theatre Marissa Wolf, Hana Sharif Ari Afsar livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 28 April 2020 at 11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 19:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 20:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

Headshots of Tori Sampson, Leah Nanako Winkler, Larissa FastHorse, and Jonathan Spector.
 Comedy + Playwrighting Class!
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 Comedy + Playwrighting Class!

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Tuesday 5 May 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented Comedy + Playwrighting livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 5 May 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 2 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 3 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 20:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 21:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

performance shots of Nic A. Sommerfeld and Scott Turner Schofield
Writing Trans Realities w/ Scott T Schofield + Nic Sommerfeld
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Writing Trans Realities w/ Scott T Schofield + Nic Sommerfeld

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Friday 24 April 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented Writing Trans Realities w/ Scott T Schofield + Nic Sommerfeld livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 24 April 2020 at 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 22:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 23:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

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Directors + Playwrights - Lauren talks with Evren Odcikin
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Directors + Playwrights - Lauren talks with Evren Odcikin

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Friday 17 April 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented a conversation Directors + Playwrights - Lauren talks with Evren Odcikin livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 17 April 2020 at 2 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 4 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 5 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

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Theatre Journalist + Playwright - Lauren talks with Diep Tran
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Theatre Journalist + Playwright - Lauren talks with Diep Tran

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Thursday 16 April 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented a conversation Theatre Journalist + Playwright - Lauren talks with Diep Tran livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 16 April 2020 at 11 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 1 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 2 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

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Dramaturgs + Playwrights - Lauren and Martine Greene-Rogers talk
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Dramaturgs + Playwrights - Lauren and Martine Greene-Rogers talk

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Tuesday 14 April 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented a conversation Dramaturgs + Playwrights - Lauren and Martine Greene-Rogers talk livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 14 April 2020 at 12:05 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 2:05 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 3:05 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

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Musical Theatre w/ Lauren, Kait Kerrigan + Brian Lowdermilk
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Musical Theatre w/ Lauren, Kait Kerrigan + Brian Lowdermilk

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Friday 10 April 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented a conversation Musical Theatre w/ Lauren, Kait Kerrigan + Brian Lowdermilk livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 10 April 2020 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11:30 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

photo of laptop with notebook, mug, and an image of Shakespeare
A Playwrighting Class
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A Playwrighting Class

with playwright Lauren Gunderson

Wednesday 8 April 2020
United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson presented a free playwrighting class livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 8 April 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 2 p.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 3 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4).

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