Fundamentals of Playwriting
September 13, 14, 15, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Maximum Participants: 20
ASL interpretation will be available upon request.
In this three-day intensive, students will learn the practical and fundamental skills of crafting a play.
Some reading will be required, which will be sent to you in advance of the class.
About Anusree Roy
Anusree is a Governor General’s Award-nominated and four time Dora Award winning writer, actor, and director. For theatre: Anusree’s plays include: Sisters, Trident Moon, Little Pretty and The Exceptional, Sultans of the Street, Brothel # 9, Roshni, Letters to my Grandma, and Pyaasa. For television: Anusree has worked on Remedy (Global), Killjoys (SyFy), Nurses S1 & S2 (Global/NBC), Fanger (Netflix) along with being a Consulting Producer and writer on Transplant S2 (CTV/NBC). She is the recipient of the K.M. Hunter Award, RBC Emerging Artist Award, The Carol Bolt Award and The Siminovitch Protégé Prize. She was the 2018 finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Anusree is currently developing a feature film inspired by her Audio Play: Sisters as well as Directing and premiering her short films: The Birthday Party and God’s Plan. Recently, her new TV pilot Part-Time Disabled was selected to be a part of AccessCBC’s program. Currently, she is an Adjunct Professor, teaching playwriting at University of Toronto.