The Art of Screenwriting

April 14, 1997 (Monday) at 4:00 p.m.
Humanities 354
University at Albany, Uptown Campus

Joanne Koch, winner of numerous film, TV, and playwriting awards, will present a seminar for writers who are relatively new to the art of screenwriting. Dr. Koch will discuss the differences between screenwriting and fiction writing, between playwriting and screenwriting. She will also discuss nonfiction writing and adapting true stories and nonfiction books to film. Dr. Koch has taught film and screenwriting courses at Northwestern University and Columbia College for the past four years. She is the author or co-author of ten plays and her children's television series "High Top Tower," won a 1991 Emmy Award and first prize in the 1991 American Film and Video Festival. Koch is founder and president of the Chicago Writers' Bloc which has launched over 100 plays at its new play festivals and workshops.

A Benefit Sponsored by Disabled Student Services, University at Albany
to provide motorized scooters and scholarships for disabled students

Presented by

Sarah Blacher Cohen and Joanne Koch

A play with music on the life and career of Sophie Tucker
Starring Vikki True and Glen Barrett

Directed by Mari Andreyko

President Karen Hitchcock - University Co-Chair
Marvin Israel - Community Co-Chair
William Kennedy - Artistic Co-Chair

Lewis A. Swyer Theatre, The Empire Center at the Egg
Saturday April 12, 1997 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 13, 1997 3:00 p.m.
Tickets: $15 adults; $ 10 seniors/students

Call The Empire Center Box Office
at 518-473-1845