Scriptwriting workshop for teens


PHARR, Texas — Creative writing comes natural to millions around the world and to millions more instruction and ideas helps put them over the top. Some of the worlds best writers affirm that good stories are rewrites after rewrites, until the time comes to release the words to a public that can appreciate or fall in love with them.

Mathew Bentancourt, a UTRGV ALUM and second year graduate student at Boston University, will teach the class. He was awarded the Merit Scholarship and has dabbled in everything from short fiction to full-length scripts with two short stories published in Gallery and Interstice. He has also written an interview on Red Shuttleworth for Riveredge. Currently, he is working on his collection of shorties, titled: Reasons for Her to Leave. Mathew hopes to someday work for Disney and create his own animation show.

Class will be held from July 9 through July 26, 2019 (3 consecutive weeks) on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (total 13.5 hours) at the theater, located at 213 W Newcombe Ave. Pharr TX. The cost is $100.00 per student.   To register and receive a class syllabus text or call 956-655-9308. You can also message the Pharr Community Theater Company on FB. Class size is limited to the first ten students to enroll.

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