Professional Course

Capstone: Bringing it All Together

edX, Online
6 weeks
6 weeks
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Course description

Capstone: Bringing it All Together

In this capstone course we will bring together and apply the five most important components of writing successfully for performance and the entertainment industries, across all the mediums we have covered:

  1. Understanding story structure, dialogue, character and theme
  2. Understanding how to work as your own producer with an entrepreneurs mindset
  3. How to create commercially viable scripts
  4. How to anticipate audience reception
  5. How to challenge yourself to work experimentally, and to write outside your comfort zone

You will be asked to reflect critically on your experience as well as to refine your favourite piece of work from the course. We will look at best-practice career tips as well, and review one essential concept from each course.

Who should attend?


Learners must have completed and verified all 7 prior courses in the MicroMasters program. They can have been studied in any order, but must be completed before undertaking the capstone course.

  • Writing for Performance
  • Writing Successfully for the Stage
  • Building your Screenplay
  • Business Success in the Screen Industries
  • Digital Platforms in Performance
  • Reconceiving space: installation and performance art
  • Stand up!: Comedy writing and performance poetry

Course delivery details

This course is offered through University of Cambridge, a partner institute of EdX.

8-10 hours per week


  • Verified Track -$199
  • Audit Track - Free

Certification / Credits

What you'll learn

This course is the culmination of the MicroMasters program and the learning from this individual course is based upon a consolidation of learning gained from the entire program, specifically:

  • Specialised knowledge of histories, forms, and traditions of writing for performance and the entertainment industries as well as the cultural contexts of innovative practitioners and practices within performative writing; of contemporary critical, analytical, and narrative theories of performativity;
  • Developed advanced self-management skills to include working in planned and improvisatory ways, as well as the ability to anticipate and accommodate change, ambiguity, creative risk-taking, uncertainty and unfamiliarity.

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