To Be or to be…

Love to write a play that’s done in verse. And not really going by way of Shakespeare’s prose, but using modern English and changing some of the words around. And it’s not my intention to “pose” like a poet or anything. I don’t care about that as much as I’d care if this made sense…

The Sleeping Pirate – An exercise into Language

Earlier today, I went to a quick workshop with playwright, A. Rey Pamatmat. The exercise given was to randomly draw one of Aristotle’s Poetics (Plot, Character, Action, Language (Diction/Rhythm/Melody), Spectacle, and Music) and a written down subject/object/phrase etc, and combine them somehow. This is what I blindly drew: 1) Diction/Rhythm 2) Your surname spelled backwards…

My Purpose

The following is my Purpose Statement written in application to San Francisco State University, Creative Writing Department’s MFA Playwriting Program. ===== In 1995, my journey of writing stories for the stage began with ANG PALENGKE, meaning “The Marketplace” in Filipino. ANG PALENGKE is a play about the dreams of people living in a provincial town…

SFSU MFA Here I Come!

It had been a day of many previous where it was the time of official torture when I would log into the San Francisco State’s website to check on my status of admittance. Being the impatient Internet troll that I am, I’ve already found forums where there had been others whom have been notified of…