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D.B. Gilles

D.B. Gilles

Teacher, Tisch School of the Arts
, HB Playwrights Foundation, 1975

D.B. Gilles is a playwright, screenwriter, and television writer. His play, Sparkling Object , was produced in New York in the fall of 2010 at Canal Park Playhouse. Four of his plays are published by Dramatists Play Service: Men’s Singles, The Legendary Stardust Boys, Cash Flow,  and The Girl Who Loved The Beatles.  He is co-author of the George W. Bush parody W. The First Hundred Days: A White House Journal  (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2001). His non-fiction includes The Screenwriter Within (Michael Wiese Productions, 2011), The Portable Film School  (St. Martin's Griffin, 2005), You’re Funny! Turn Your Sense of Humor into a Lucrative New Career (Michael Wiese Productions, 2011), and Writers Rehab: A 12-Step Program for Writers Who Can't Get Their Acts Together (Michael Wiese Productions, 2013). He is the author of the popular blog Screenwriters Rehab: For Screenwriters Who Can’t Get Their Acts Together. Gilles is a member of The Writers Guild of America and The Dramatists Guild.

 

Contact Information

D.B. Gilles

Teacher, Tisch School of the Arts
dbg3@nyu.edu
721 Broadw, Room 911
(212) 992-8204
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Office Hours
Tuesday 2-5
Wednesday 2-5

Courses

2015 Spring

Writing Short Comedy
Mon 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

2015 Fall

Writing for Late Night Television: Monologue, Jokes, Bits, and Sketches
Mon 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

2014 Spring

Writing Short Comedy
Mon 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

2014 Fall

Writing for Late Night Television: Monologue, Jokes, Bits, and Sketches
Mon 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

2013 Spring

Writing Short Comedy
Thu 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM

Research and Teaching Interests

history of comedy in film and television, parody, sketch and stand up

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