Workshops/Classes

London Playwrights’ Blog launched the London Playwrights’ Workshop, in order to offer workshops and other development opportunities to writers.

All currently available classes run by London Playwrights’ Blog will be listed on this page.

Now booking:

Creative Inspiration for Playwrights: A Practical Workshop
Saturday 24 September 2016 from 10am-12pm
Diorama Arts Studios (Tube: Warren Street/Euston Square)

Intro to Script Formatting: Tips & Tricks for a Professional-Looking Script
Saturday 24 September 2016 from 12-1pm
Diorama Arts Studios (Tube: Warren Street/Euston Square)

How To Write Short Plays That Win – with A.C. Smith
Saturday 24 September 2016 from 2-5pm
Diorama Arts Studios (Tube: Warren Street/Euston Square)

Intensive Workshop: Mastering Microstructure – with Kimberley Andrews
Thursday 6 October 7pm-9pm
RADA Studios (Tube: Goodge Street)

Intensive Workshop: Writing Compelling Dialogue – with Kimberley Andrews
Thursday 20 October 7pm-9pm
RADA Studios (Tube: Goodge Street)

Intensive Workshop: Making an Impact in Your Opening Scene – with Kimberley Andrews
Thursday 3 November 2016 7pm-9pm
RADA Studios (Tube: Goodge Street)

Your Self-Producing Toolkit: A day-long introduction
Saturday 12 November 2016 from 10.30am – 5pm
London – Space to be confirmed

 

Previous classes:

LPW Play Development Workshop – with A.C. Smith
2 June – 21 July 2016 (7 sessions)
Thursday afternoons from 3-5pm* at RADA Studios (Tube: Goodge Street)
*Please note there is some variation in dates for two of the meetings, described in detail on the course page.

Pitching with Confidence – with Kimberley Andrews
4 June 2016

Saturday  from 10am-1pm at Pleasance Theatre Rehearsal rooms (Tube: Caledonian Road)

Introduction to Writing for TV – with Sumerah Srivastav
4 June 2016
Saturday  from 2-5pm at Pleasance Theatre Rehearsal rooms (Tube: Caledonian Road)

Finding Your Voice – with A.C. Smith
14 January – 10 March 2016 (8 sessions)
Thursday afternoons from 3-5pm at Old Vic Workrooms (Tube: Bermondsey)

Your Self-Producing Toolkit: A day-long introduction
23 January 2016
Saturday from 10.30am – 5pm at Theatre Delicatessen (Tube: Farringdon)

Re-drafting Your Play – with Kimberley Andrews 
4 February – 10 March (6 sessions)

Thursday evenings from 7-9pm at RADA Studios (Tubes: Goodge St, Euston Square, Warren St)

Intensive Workshop: Finding Inspiration and Developing Your Idea
5 March 2016
Saturday from 10:00am-12:00pm at RADA Studios (Tubes: Goodge St, Euston Square, Warren St)

Intensive Workshop: Creating Engaging Characters
17 March 2016
Thursday from 7-9pm at RADA Studios (Tubes: Goodge St, Euston Square, Warren St)

Writing Your Play – With Kimberley Andrews
21 October – 23 November 2015 (6 weeks)
Monday evenings from 7-9pm at Theatre Delicatessen (Tube: Farringdon)

Intensive workshop: Tackling Structure and Dramatic Form
14 April 2016
Thursday from 7-9pm at Theatre Delicatessen (Tube: Farringdon)

Workshop: Plan your Play in a Day
16 April 2016
Saturday from 10.30am – 5pm at Theatre Delicatessen (Tube: Farringdon)

Fundraising For Your Play: The Arts Council & Beyond
17 April 2016
Sunday from 10.30am – 1.30pm at Theatre Delicatessen (Tube: Farringdon)

Writing For Musicals: An Introduction To Book & Lyrics
17 April 2016
Sunday from 2 – 5pm at Theatre Delicatessen (Tube: Farringdon)

Script Surgery with A.C. Smith
20 April 2016
Wednesday from 3-5pm at Theatre Delicatessen (Tube: Farringdon)

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