Tell us your story.
Learn to express yourself with compelling stories for stage or screen.
As a screenwriting and playwriting major, you will gain a deep understanding of the art and craft involved in making theatre, film, and television. You bring the passion and we’ll give you the tools to write professionally or to find your way in a variety of related fields.
While always highly competitive, with the proliferation of new media outlets and live venues there has never been a better time to pursue a career in dramatic writing. Our faculty of professional writers will show you how.
Read a sample of the screenplays, plays, and teleplays written by students in the Playwriting & Screenwriting program selected by faculty for inclusion in the Heliotrope List.
Netflix animated series “Hilda” wins 3 Annie Awards
awarded for her commitment to the arts and her role in her community
Frequent Lecturer takes Pulitzer Prize
Awarded L.A. Women in Film scholarship.
Anoush Froundjian wins storytelling slam with a tale of “firsts.”