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Samini to Hold Playwriting Workshop

Naghmeh SaminiNaghmeh Samini

Prolific screenwriter, playwright and mythologist Naghmeh Samini will conduct a master class on playwriting.

Porsesh Institute of political-economic studies, based in Tehran, will host the workshop, a 12-session event, starting on July 6 and ending on October 7.

In three courses, each to be conducted in four days, Samini, 43, will teach participants fundamental principles, theories and techniques in playwriting, according to Tiwall (, a local website on cultural events.

Participants should have previous experience in playwriting and theater. They will be given assignments in the framework of the method prescribed by Samini.

The institute is located at No.3, Shabnam Alley, Qaem Maqam Street, south of Motahari Street. Porsesh Institute is a non-government body that organizes seminars and workshops in human sciences. As stated by the institute, the purpose of such workshops is to promote art and critical appraisal. 

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