Acclaimed Playwright Returns to Hometown to Teach Aspiring Writers

| July 20, 2014

WillBennettScript doctor Will Bennett will return to his hometown to teach playwriting and screenwriting in two venues this fall.

Will will be teaching a two-hour, weekly Playwriting Class for adults at the Carrboro ArtsCenter beginning on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Classes begin at 6:15 pm and end at 8:15 pm, September 11 – December 4, 2014 (12 weeks).  $216 public, $194 for Friends of the ArtsCenter.

To register:

Will also will be teaching a Playwriting/Screenwriting Class at Central Carolina Community College in Pittsboro starting September 10 through December 3, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm (12 weeks). Cost for this class is $215.25.

To register: call CCCC Continuing Education: 919-545-8044 or visit

Both courses will include class discussion of take-home readings and film, and thorough examination of student’s own work. Students will work towards the completion of a new screenplay/play or one already in progress. Both courses are suitable for writers at any level.

Will wrote the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway play Corporate Rock among others, and produced the Off-Broadway cult hit Fatal Attraction: A Greek Tragedy, starring Corey Feldman. Before joining the theatre ranks, he worked as a journalist in NYC, and taught fiction writing at the University of Virginia, where he earned an MFA. He also holds an MA in Writing for Performance from the University of London. For the past few years, he has worked as a guide and co-owner of a whitewater rafting company in Montana, where he continues to write and edit manuscripts of all kinds, shapes and sizes. He will be returning in August to his hometown of Chapel Hill.

For more information, contact Cindy Campbell:

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