Beyond Baroque Course: Deepening Your Characters with Leon Martell
Award-winning playwright, instructor, and actor Leon Martell teaches a 10-week course on the fundamentals of character development when writing for the screen and stage.
Tuesdays, 7:30 PM to 10 PM, June 18th to August 20th.
A special final session will take place on Thursday, August 22nd at 8 PM, in which participants work will be performed by professional actors in the Beyond Baroque Theater.
Leon Martell has an MFA from the University of Iowa and is the co-founder of the Duck’s Breath Mystery Theater, performing with them nationwide, and on NPR, PBS and FOX. A member of the Padua Hills Festival and Sam Shepard’s writing workshop, his play with music, “STEEL-- John Henry and the Shaker” received seven Ovation Award nominations including Best New Musical. His bilingual play “ICE” received critical acclaim and (change to) is still running this spring at the 24th Street Theater.