(April 30) Storytelling Master Class with Alexander Dinelaris

The Writers Guild of America, East

Invites you to attend


RSVP REQUIRED (Writers Guild Members Only)

Monday, April 30, 6-8pm

The New School University Center
63 Fifth Avenue, Room UL105

Learn about the craft of storytelling from screenwriter and playwright Alexander Dinelaris, an Academy Award and Golden Globe winner for the screenplay of BIRDMAN (OR THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE). Alex will share glimpses of his own process, war stories, strategies and sources of inspiration.

Most recently, Alex adapted the novel ENTERING HADES into a feature film with Michael Fassbender. Alex is currently adapting his play, STILL LIFE into a feature film, which he will direct this fall. His film, THE YEAR OF THE MONARCHS is in development with Mandalay Entertainment. Alexander is the book writer of THE BODY GUARD MUSICAL and of Gloria and Emilio Estefan’s Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! Other recent work includes his plays: RED DOG HOWLS (New York Theater Workshop); STILL LIFE (Manhattan Class Company); THE CHAOES THEORIES (Shotgun Theater); and IN THIS, OUR TIME (59e59). Mr. Dinelaris is a proud member of the Writer’s Guild and the Dramatists Guild.


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