From Voice to Subtext: All Things Dialogue with Roadmap’s Director of Education

Alex Davies
Director of Education
Roadmap Writers
Saturday 12/14 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm PT

Dialogue is a powerful tool that when utilized effectively can make (or break!) a script. How do you reveal information without spoon-feeding it to the audience? How do you make things that are carefully plotted sound organic? And how do you know whether or not what you’ve written conveys the story, characters, and theme?

Join us for this special one-day clinic to learn the ins and outs of dialogue from Roadmap’s Director of Education!

This 2-Hour Clinic Will Cover:

  • The basics of scene structure and characterization
  • Subtext
  • Voice and dialect
  • Feedback on your pages
  • Live Q&A
Walk away with stellar dialogue that sizzles on the page!
About Your Host

Alexandra Davies holds a degree in English Literature from UCLA, which she earned while pursuing acting. As an actress for many years, she learned the ins and outs of dialogue first hand, both on stage and in front of the camera. As the Director of Education at Roadmap, Alex strives to identify the most common hurdles writers face in developing their work and design class, clinics, and webinars to address these issues. Dialogue in particular is something she's heard execs harp on time and time again, so she developed this class to tackle the subject head on. In addition, Alex is a writer with several scripts, a novel, short film (produced during the AT&T Shape Create-A-Thon) and a webseries (coming soon!) under her belt. Prior to Roadmap, Alex worked in live events, law, and education.

Online Classes

What To Expect

Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation email that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email you will find a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to your syllabus, instructions for submitting material (if any), and the link to join the Live Class. Sessions are conducted via video conferencing software ZOOM. You will receive a link to the recording of the session via email following the live session.

Payment Plans

Payment plans are available for most multi-week classes. For 4-week programs, your balance will be due the second week of class. For longer programs, the balance will be broken up into 3 or 4 payments with the final payment due prior to the final week of class. Please note that you are responsible for the full price of the class even if you decide not to complete the program for any reason.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hrs. prior to the start of the class. Cancellations requested after this deadline will be ineligible for refunds.

Questions?

If you have any questions at all about this class, email our Director of Education Alexandra Davies at alex@roadmapwriters.com!


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