Dramaturgy

Dramaturgy is the art of dramatic composition and the representation of the main elements of drama on the stage. The word dramaturgy was coined by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. Dramaturgy is a distinct practice separate from play writing and directing, although a single individual may perform any combination of the three. Some dramatists combine writing and dramaturgy when creating a drama. Others work with a specialist, called a dramaturg, to adapt a work for the stage.

Alexander Gross A discussion about dramaturgy and dramaturges.

Alexander Gross An example of dramaturgical notes for a production.

Alexander Gross Another example of dramaturgical notes for a production.

Dramaturgy Northwest Answers to the questions what is dramaturgy and what is a dramaturg?

John Lutterbie A useful insight on the life of a dramaturge.

Tara Burt A student’s perspective on dramaturgy.

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