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Barbara Nance

Professor of the Practice of Cinematic Arts

Affiliated Divisions:

John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television

Barbara Nance is a professional screenwriter, with over twenty years of experience working in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles.  Her writing is focused mainly in one-hour drama television.  Among her credits are Threshold (CBS), Blade (Spike), Army Wives (Lifetime), Flashforward (ABC), In Plain Sight (USA), and House of Lies (Showtime).   She is also a proud and active member of the Writers Guild of America, is on numerous committees, serves as a judge for the TV Writer Access Project, has been a mentor for the Military Veterans Screenwriting Workshop for many years, and serves as a mentor to new Guild members.

Prior to her screenwriting career, Barbara was a software analyst.  She graduated from the American College in Paris with a B.A. in Computer Science.