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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 most recent 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  (originally produced at South Coast Repertory Company) , 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 . His non-fiction includes The Screenwriter Within and The Portable Film School . His book on comedy writing entitled You’re Funny! Turn Your Sense of Humor Into A Lucrative New Career will be published in 2011. He is also the author of the popular blog Screenwriters Rehab: For Screenwriters Who Can’t Get Their Acts Together. He 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) 998-1700
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Office Hours
Monday 11:30-2:30
Tuesday 11:30-2:30

Courses

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

2013 Fall

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

2012 Spring

Writing Short Comedy
Wed 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Research and Teaching Interests

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

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