Monday, June 09, 2014

Dramatic Writing Workshop for novelists, playwrights, screenwriters


From: Allen, Howard T - (howarda) []
Sent: Monday, June 9, 2014 4:29 PM
Subject: Dramatic Writing Workshop


PRESS RELEASE-  Dramatic Writing Workshop

CONTACT:  Howard Allen,   


Dialogue Equals Character: Dramatic Writing for novelists, playwrights, screenwriters.


Award winning journalist, screenwriter, playwright, actor and director also rated No. 1 Cream Of The Crop in a National Survey of script analysts in Creative Screenwriting Magazine will show you some Secrets about Great Storytelling.


When:  Saturday, August 2, 10:30am- 4:30pm and a follow up chance to see your dialogue scene in the hands of actors Sunday afternoon August 3.


Where: KU Studios, 6066 N. Oracle Road


Cost:  $50 with two scholarships for young and deserving and poor writers on a budget. Payment Due within 10 days after signing up.


LIMITED SEATING so a waiting list will also be created.  Every participant will send a short scene – no pressure though—that is 2 characters and only 2-4 pages Ahead of the Workshop for Howard’s feedback and for use in the class And for us to revise for the Actors to make a spontaneous cold read on the Sunday event.


Sign Up: email


This Workshop Will Work  For Any Kind Of Storyteller interested in learning how to improve Character -- that’s really Action -- that’s really Dialogue -- that’s really Plot -- that’s really Story.  Plus Howard will share his techniques for using Dramatic Irony that he delivered 5 years in a row at the L.A. Screenwriter’s Expos.


More on Howard:

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And: Howard Allen ( has worked for years as a professional actor, playwright, director, screenwriter and literary manager/dramaturg -- as well as a reporter, reviewer and editor in his journalistic career. He was a star Speaker at L.A. Screenwriters Expos  because of his skills at (Rated No. 1 “Cream of the Crop” in 2010 Survey of Analysts/ Consultants by Creative Screenwriting magazine) and his CoyoteMoon Films (.com), a new production company aiming to honor the storyteller. Two short films have been produced, Se Habla Espanol and, The 3 O’Clock, a comedy by well-known playwright Michael Grady.  Also look in IMDb for his acting in films Red 71 and The Decoy and as Script Consultant on films The Good Boy, Sheltered Love, D*I*Y,  and the recent Lions Gate release, The Graves. He continues to do Screenwriting Workshops.


As a member of Actor's Equity and the Screen Actor's Guild, he has performed in LORT B theatres and in movies directed by Michael Landon and others. He won awards for editing, reporting and for reviewing film and theatre at the Tucson Weekly. He won a scholarship to attend the Critics Institute at the prestigious O'Neill Theatre Conference. He has benefited from workshops with August Wilson, Eric Overmyer, Horton Foote, Edit Villareal and others. With an MFA in Playwriting and Screenwriting, he taught college level courses in Writing for Film and Television, Film Acting, Art Of Cinema, Theatre History -- as well as Humanities. His adaptation of "Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde" was given a professional theatre production. Credits: co-writer on screenplays “Renaissance,” a top 10% at Heart of Austin Film Festival and “Line In the Sand” which was optioned; In theatre events: directing “I Hate Hamlet,” Pinter’s “The Birthday Party,” London hit “Humble Boy,” and “Mesmeric Mozart,” “Copland And Me“ and “Pardon My English” for Chamber Music PLUS  with Robert Picardo and Armin Shimerman. His newest project is a bio-pic screenplay Madam Nijinsky, the extraordinary woman and wife of the early 20th Century ballet dancer  that he wrote with the granddaughter of the famous couple.




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