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MicroMasters® Program in
Writing for Performance and the Entertainment Industries

What you will learn

  • Specialised knowledge of histories, forms, and traditions of writing for performance and entertainment as well as the cultural contexts of innovative practitioners and practices within performance and entertainment.
  • A detailed understanding of key performance/entertainment components within the discipline, to include: ideational sources, body, space, image, sound, text, movement, environment
  • How to create effective structure within a scene, how to edit your scene, and think like a dramaturg/script editor; how to create effective character
  • Advanced awareness of the relevant market and distribution demands of entertainment industries
  • Developed advanced self-management skills to include working in planned and improvisatory ways, as well as the ability to anticipate and accommodate change, ambiguity, creative risk-taking, uncertainty and unfamiliarity
Expert instruction
8 graduate-level courses
9 months
8 - 10 hours per week
Discounted price: $2,152.80
Pre-discounted price: $2,392USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. UniversityofCambridge's Writing for Performance and the Entertainment Industries MicroMasters® Program

Meet your instructor
from University of Cambridge (UniversityofCambridge)

Abigail Docherty
Course Director
Institute of Continuing Education

Experts from UniversityofCambridge committed to teaching online learning

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Discounted price: $2,152.80
Pre-discounted price: $2,392USD
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