top of page

Jeffrey Sweet Playwriting Tips !!

Up your playwriting skills or remind yourself of writing tools you may have forgotten!  These short pieces will bring craft to your fingertips.

001 – Lehman Engel, Viola Spolin and Paul Sills

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jte-6VTS4MI&ab_channel=JeffreySweet

 

002 – Playwriting is Not a Literary Activity 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNIQCSMY5tI&t=1s&ab_channel=JeffreySweet

 

003 – The Present Tense

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iBQzx1kugA&t=68s&ab_channel=JeffreySweet

 

004 – What’s Hiding in the Jungle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kp2K2Vqdv68&ab_channel=JeffreySweet

 

005 – The Power of the Unspoken Word

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLBa8BS2UKk&t=93s&ab_channel=JeffreySweet

006 – Negotiating over an Object

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrkclptuYSk&t=12s&ab_channel=JeffreySweet

007 – The Transformation of an Object

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zF7V_Dy9004

008 – Other Negotiations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PE_7ICJTrHU

009 – Write What You Know

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6ieon3kyMg

010 – Event Structured Plays and Movies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6YpCCxP6ZM

011 – Character Structure

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJm5QhYlFfM

012 – Professional vs. Personal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kncu80OqJUI

013 – Appetite vs. Responsibility

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTFMzMnxhvw

014 – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolfe and Exposition?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=071SctIt31k

bottom of page