“How much do your characters talk about themselves?” asks Erik Ramsey in his latest post at plotwrench. Research shows that we, as people, talk about ourselves more than we think. How does this translate to our characters and how can we use this knowledge to shape our fictions?
Read the entry here.
This month, alum Aaron Carter’s THE GOSPEL OF FRANKLIN can be see at Steppenwolf (starting tonight!). Aaron’s play is part of Steppenwolf’s First Look Season. OU’s own Associate Professor of Playwriting Erik Ramsey is on board as the dramaturg. Break legs to all involved! Congratulations, Aaron! Visit the link to find all performance dates and to purchase tickets.
For more information check out the play’s page on Steppenwolf’s website.
Digital dramaturgy? Film Crit HULK smashes it, and rightly so. But plotwrench.org makes a case for computer-aided play development:
Hulk Smash Digital Development