Writing a Play Script and Teaching How to Write One
Can we “learn” how to write a play? What are the pros and cons of playwriting “apprenticeships”?
Can we “teach” how to write a play? Is teaching playwriting equivalent to play diagnosis?
What is dramaturgy in the opinion of a playwright? How did I write “Hudec”?
Guo Chenzi, M.A., associate professor of Shanghai Theater Academy. Her works written include the dramas performed in black box theaters “Don’t Ask Who I Am”, “Love Slimming”, “Resurrection”, the musical drama “Zhong Kui”, “A Moment Is Not Forever”, the musical „Jews in Shanghai“ (cooperation with others), stage plays “Hudec” and „Clear Ripples“, etc. She has published books Kunqu Opera: The Past Life I See in This Life, A Moment Is Not Forever – Guo Chenzi’s Drama Collection, The Curtain Opens – Guo Chenzi’s Drama Critic Collection and Chenzi Watching Dramas.