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with Nancy Hayden



You've begun writing a story or have dreamed up an idea filled with the most incredibly rich and meticulously detailed characters - congratulations! So why is that when it comes time to allow these characters to actually SPEAK they sound trite, stilted or just plain yawn inducing? Writing dynamic dialogue is an art. In this one-day class we'll explore techniques that will help you bring passion, humor, pain and true life to your dialogue. Whether you're writing a short story or an epic screenplay, or simply dream of writing an unforgettable scene, this class will help you craft unforgettable dialogue that will take your story from good to great! Note: this class will be recorded and accessible for those unable to attend it live.


Online via Zoom 

(link will be sent 48 hours before class)

October 12


11am-2pm  EST


For more info, please call 203.227.3250 or email



About the instructor...

Nancy Hayden began as a writer/performer in the Mainstage cast of The Second City in Detroit. After co-writing and appearing in five revues, Nancy went on to become a director of several Second City productions, including the first ever national touring Theatricals production, “My Cousin’s Wedding.” In her television career, Nancy has worked as a staff writer for “Detroiters” on Comedy Central, as well as several productions for Bravo, including “Bravo After Hours” and the digital series, “Ex-Housewife.” She also wrote shorts for DreamWorksTV and AwesomenessTV and co-wrote “Love, Factually,” the hit holiday parody that ran for two seasons at The Kennedy Center. Nancy has taught improvisation, acting, directing, and writing at The Second City and improv/sketch creation at Michigan State University and California Institute of the Arts. She served as Associate Artistic Director of The Second City Hollywood before being named Artistic Director of the Second City Training Center in Chicago. Most recently Nancy was thrilled to return to her beloved hometown of Detroit when she was named Executive Director of the Detroit Creativity Project, a non-profit organization that provides improv training as a crucial life skill to the students of Detroit.

Writing Dynamic Dialogue from the Heart with Nancy Hayden – ONLINE

SKU: S819f24-oct12
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