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Marc Lapadula

Marc Lapadula

Marc Lapadula graduated cum laude from the Univ. of Pa. in 1983. He studied Irish and English Drama at Exeter College, Oxford University and received his M.A. from Malcolm Bradbury's Creative Writing Workshop at the Univ. of East Anglia. In 1987, he graduated from the Univ. of Iowa Playwrights' Workshop with his M.F.A. In addition to Penn, he teaches playwriting, screenwriting and film analysis courses at Yale and Johns Hopkins. His plays have been produced off-Broadway and in various regional festivals. His play Dancer was published and produced in 2001 and was presented in New York and Washington DC.  Co-producer of MENTOR (feature film) starring Rutger Hauer, which premiered at the  2006 Tribeca Film Festival. He has been commissioned for three screenplays: Distant Influence, Night Bloom and an adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov's Heart of a Dog.

Courses Taught

spring 2009

ENGL 116.601 Screenwriting  

fall 2008

ENGL 116.601 Screenwriting  

summer 2008

ENGL 116.910 Screenwriting Workshop  

spring 2008

ENGL 116.601 Screenwriting Workshop  

summer 2007

ENGL 116.920 Screenwriting Workshop canceled  
ENGL 116.921 Screenwriting Workshop  

spring 2007

ENGL 116.601 Screenwriting  

fall 2006

ENGL 116.401 Screenwriting  
ENGL 116.601 Screenwriting  
ENGL 416.640 Screenwriting  

summer 2006

ENGL 116.920 Screenwriting  
ENGL 116.921 Screenwriting  

spring 2006

fall 2005

ENGL 116.401 Screenwriting  
ENGL 130.401 Advanced Screenwriting  

summer 2005

ENGL 116.920 Screenwriting  
ENGL 116.921 Screenwriting  

spring 2005

ENGL 116.401 Screenwriting  
ENGL 116.402 Screenwriting  

fall 2004

ENGL 116.401 Screenwriting  
ENGL 116.402 Screenwriting  

summer 2004

ENGL 116.920 Screenwriting  
ENGL 116.921 Screenwriting  

spring 2004

ENGL 116.401 Screenwriting  

fall 2003

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting  

summer 2003

ENGL 116.920 Screenwriting  

spring 2003

fall 2002

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting  
ENGL 116.302 Screenwriting  

summer 2002

ENGL 116.920 Screenwriting  

spring 2002

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting Workshop  

fall 2001

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting  

summer 2001

ENGL 116.910 Screenwriting  

spring 2001

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting  

fall 2000

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting Workshop  

summer 2000

ENGL 116.910 Screenwriting  

spring 2000

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting Workshop  

fall 1999

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting Workshop  

summer 1999

ENGL 116.910 Screenwriting  

spring 1999

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting Workshop  

fall 1998

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting  

summer 1998

spring 1998

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting Workshop  

fall 1997

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting  

summer 1997

ENGL 116.920 Screenwriting  

spring 1997

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting  

fall 1996

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting  

summer 1996

ENGL 116.910 Screenwriting  

spring 1996

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting  
ENGL 116.302 Screenwriting  

fall 1995

ENGL 114.401 Playwriting Workshop  
ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting  

spring 1995

ENGL 114.401 Playwriting  
ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting  

fall 1994

ENGL 116.301 Screenwriting