Michael Wright

Michael Wright

Applied Professor of Creative Writing, Theatre and FilmLorton Performance Center 2220
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Author of texts on playwriting (Playwriting in Process, Playwriting Master Class, Playwriting at Work and Play; Heinemann) and screenwriting (Sensory Screenwriting – in progress); published/produced author of plays for stage and radio, novel and short story fiction, and poetry. Director of stage and radio productions. Director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Creative Writing, U.S. Representative to World Interplay Festival of Playwrights, founder and moderator of the Fictional Characters Writers Collective, Chair of the Committee on Conferences for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education. Serving on TURC board for the university.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Master of Fine Arts, Tulane University, 1972
  • Bachelor of General Studies, Rollins College, 1970

Previous Teaching Experience

  • UTEP
  • St. John’s University

Courses Taught at TU

  • Adaptation to Stage and Screen (FLM 3063/THEA 3063)
  • Playwriting (FLM 3053/THEA 3053)
  • Playwriting Workshop (FLM 4003/THEA 4003)
  • Screenwriting (FLM 3143)
  • Screenwriting workshop (FLM 4143)
  • Scripting for TV, Radio, Podcasting (FLM 3113/THEA 3113)
  • Survey of Modern Playwriting (FLM 2173/THEA 2173)