How do you create the right characters for your play? How important is your protagonist? And what are the vital ‘ingredients’ your characters need in order to tell your story in the best possible way?
This workshop focuses on on creating fully formed characters for your play. In this two-hour intensive, you’ll dig deeper in to backstory, character journeys and objectives developing new tools to shape how the characters function within your play. You will also investigate the role of the protagonist and how to use them as a vehicle for driving your story forward.
Who is this for? This workshop is suitable for beginners. You can either use to the workshop to write characters for an existing idea or create characters to use as a starting point.
Requirements: No experience is necessary but you will need to bring in a short preparatory exercise which will be specified once you have booked your place.
Date and time: Thursday 17 March 2016 from 7-9pm
Location: RADA Studios – 16 Chenies St, London WC1E 7EX
Kimberley Andrews is a playwright with an MA in Text & Performance Studies from RADA/ Kings College London. Her writing credits include commissions from the Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Wolverhampton University. She has also developed work with the Manchester Royal Exchange and All the Rage Theatre. Kimberley has written and produced her own work at the Hen & Chickens Theatre in Islington as part of comedy collective, Wet Lettuce. She was shortlisted for the BBC Drama Writers’ Academy in 2012 and was then selected by BBC to participate in a training academy for day-time soap Doctors, resulting in writing a trial script for the show. Kimberley has worked as a playwriting tutor at RADA and currently works as a freelance script consultant.