The Playwrights' Center of San Francisco is offering two different 3-hour playwriting workshops taught by local and celebrated Bay Area Playwrights, Patricia Milton, and Anthony Clarvoe. Each workshop is designed to stand on its own, but members are encouraged to sign up for both in the series. When: August 10, and 17, 2013 from 10am-1pm Where: 965 Mission, Room 155 (btwn 5th and 6th) Cost: $35 per class, or sign up for both for $65. August 10: Oaks From Acorns! with Anthony Clarvoe Ever wondered if one of your beloved short pieces has what it takes to grow into a mighty full-length play? Award-winning playwright Anthony Clarvoe has done it, and he can show you how you can, too. August 17: Writing the Successful Ten Minute Play with Pat Milton The ten-minute play form is increasingly popular -- and it's a great way to get your work produced and build up a playwright resume. But a ten-minute "scene" does not equal a ten-minute "play." So come learn successful approaches to writing this fun, in-demand form. About Patricia Milton: Patricia's plays have been performed from New York to San Diego, from Memphis, TN to Kitchener, Ontario. The San Francisco Chronicle praised her "sharp comic writing" and "bracingly original mind." In the San Francisco Bay Area, her short plays have been seen at the Exploratorium and PianoFight, and in the SF Theater Festival, Playground, Bay One Acts Festival (BOA), Woman's Will PlayFest, Pacifica Spindrift Players, SF Fringe Festival, and Sheherezade. Full-length productions include "Believers," (Wily West Productions), "Reduction in Force," (Central Works), "Solving Sunflowers," (East Mountain Center for Theatre, NM), and "The Only Virgin in Jubilee County," (Hill Country Theatre, TX), as well as ten productions around the US of her plays co-written with Andrew Black. She is past President, Playwrights Center of San Francisco, and member of Theatre Bay Area, Central Works Writers Workshop, International Centre for Women Playwrights, and The Dramatists Guild. She is an Associate Playwright with 3Girls Theatre in San Francisco. www.patricia-milton.com. About Anthony Clarvoe: Anthony Clarvoe has received the American Theatre Critics, Will Glickman, LA Drama Critics, Elliot Norton, and Edgerton awards; fellowships from the Guggenheim, Irvine, and McKnight Foundations, NEA, TCG/Pew Charitable Trusts, and Kennedy Center; commissions from South Coast Rep and Mark Taper Forum; and the Berrilla Kerr Award for his contributions to American theater. Local productions include Pick Up Ax (Eureka Theatre, San Jose Rep), The Living (San Jose Stage), Let's Play Two (Encore), Ambition Facing West (Theatreworks), Ctrl+Alt+Delete (San Jose Rep), Show and Tell (Pear Avenue, Symmetry), Cello (Bay One Acts Festival), and Our Practical Heaven (Aurora). His plays are published by Broadway Play Publishing, Inc. The Art of Sacrifice is forthcoming from Random House in the anthology Plays for Two. Anthony is a regular instructor at the Playwrights Foundation, Stagebridge, and Playground.