Three Things Every Line needs to do

This isn’t a hard and fast rule for everyone but this was taught to me by Jeannie B. Every line/beat/scene MUST be able to do one of the three below:     – move the story forward     – reveal something about the character     – infer action For me, this helps tremendously in he editing…

Boom . No talk . Do .

I’m on hiatus. Is that okay to say? Probably not. But… I am. Have I lost the “eye of the tiger?” Not particularly, but I will say that I’m taking a bit of a break from the hustle for now. Not making excuses (which ALWAYS is code for, ‘hey, this is an excuse’) but at…

New Bio as the Writing Facilitator for Stories High XV

Conrad A. Panganiban is San Francisco Bay Area Playwright. His work has been performed by Bindlestiff Studio (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco Playhouse, San Francisco State University, A-Squared Theatre Workshop (Chicago, IL), CIRCA Pintig (Chicago, IL), Kearny Street Workshop (San Francisco, CA), Sinag-tala Filipino Theater and Performing Arts Association (Sacramento, CA), 06 Ensemble (San Jose,…

2014 Playwriting Wrap-Up

Playing catch up 6 months into 2015!  Fingers crossed that this year will be just as productive.   Well, 2014 turned out to be a pretty good year! This year I had 8 One-Act Plays produced (1 play produced by 2 different companies 1 week apart from each other!), 2 Full-length One-Acts stage read, 1…

I’m BACK… with my MFA!

After three years of Grad School at San Francisco State University, I finally graduated with an MFA in Playwriting! Above I’m pictured with the 2 of the people from my cohort, Nara and Patricia, amazing writers too. I know that it’s been forever since my last post but I can say for certain that I’m back….