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.

Latest Course: The Redrafting Course 2019

 Following the success of last year’s Redrafting Programme, our popular Redrafting Course is back for 2019! If you would like to learn more about how it works, please click here.

Course Dates: 

Redrafting Masterclass: 21 September 2019 10am-1pm
Individual Tutorials: 5 October 2019 between 10am-4pm (each writer gets a 45 minute slot which will be allocated prior to the day)
Troubleshooting Masterclass: 9 November 2019 10am-1pm
Location: Theatre Deli Studios, Broadgate, London (nearest tube Liverpool Street or Moorgate).
Cost: £220 non members/ £176 members

Not a member yet but want to take advantage of the 20% discount on workshop bookings? Read more about joining and sign up and for around the price of a coffee here

How to book: please send us your details via the application form Download and send it to workshops@londonplaywrightsblog.com, we’ll then get in touch with details of how to pay securely for your place.

Deadline: 7 September 2019 but places are strictly limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis, so early booking is recommended. 

 

Previous Workshops:

Lyric Writing For Playwrights: An Introduction
Saturday 11 November 2017 from 10am-1pm
Theatre Delicatessen Broadgate (Tube: Liverpool Street / Moorgate)

Writing For TV: Making the Transition From Stage To Screen 
Saturday 11 November 2017 from 2.30-5.30pm
Theatre Delicatessen Broadgate (Tube: Liverpool Street / Moorgate)

Previous classes:

Rough to Ready (Re-drafting with Kimberley Andrews)
Saturday 13th May, Saturday 27th May from 10am-5pm
Theatre Delicatessen Studios (Tube: Canary Wharf)    

The Playwright’s Journey
18 January – 8 March 2017 (Wednesday evenings from 7-9pm)
RADA Studios (Tube: Goodge Street)

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

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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