Arvon: Residential Creative Writing Course

Writing for Forum Theatre: Staging stories of oppression How can we as playwrights challenge the centres of power? What will most successfully provoke an audience to action? During this intensive five-day residential course, you will investigate the delicate particularities of writing for Forum Theatre, the most political of theatrical forms. Through a range of writing …

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ETPEP Award 2020 open for entries

The ETPEP Award 2020 is a playwriting prize for new UK playwrights who work in the theatre industry, run by the Finborough Theatre in association with the Experienced Theatre Practitioners Early Playwriting Trust (ETPEP). The Award’s purpose is to find and nurture a playwright who has worked in theatre for two years or more (but not in a …

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Clean Break: Rewriting Justice Workshop

Rewriting Justice is a one-day training course for theatre-artists, early career playwrights and criminal justice professionals with a particular interest in how to facilitate playwrighting workshops in criminal justice settings as well as examining the personal and social value of this work. The day will be facilitated by Clean Break’s Joint Artistic Director, Anna Herrmann …

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The Monobox: Get Writing with Andrew Whyment and Adam Foster

The Monobox are running a writing workshop with Andrew Whyment and Adam Foster. Dates:  Wednesday 15th January LAST PLACES REMAINING Wednesday 19th February Wednesday 18th March Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm Location: The Mono Box Studio 30, Block F, The Biscuit Factory, 100 Clements Road Bermondsey, SE16 4DG How it works: At this workshop, participants will be …

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Stitchin’ Fiction seeking creatives for their events

Stitchin’ Fiction are constantly looking for more creatives to join us for their events. What are they looking for? Like-minded creatives who seek a platform for collaborative theatre-making opportunities. That’s it! Whether you’re fresh out of your thesis or seasoned with scripts, SF’s doors are open for all to apply. How to get involved: find …

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Film Oxford Introduction to Screenwriting Course

Introduction to Screenwriting Weekend is beginners’ course for people planning their first screenplay or wanting to improve their screenwriting skills. It arms you with concepts and practices you need to be aware of, before diving in. The course focuses on short film, however, many of the skills learned within this class are transferable to longer screenplays, …

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The Space: Kick Start Your Writing Workshop

Whether you’re battling the blank page, looking for inspiration or wanting to make progress with a specific idea, literary manager Mike Carter has devised a series of exercises to help you move forward. He will share a range tools and techniques over a weekend that will help you develop a play’s building blocks and, most importantly, increase your confidence. Ten hours’ worth of content has been designed for writers from with any level of experience, …

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Applications are now open for Yellow Earth Theatre’s Professional Writers Programme (Paid)

What is it? It is the second iteration of Yellow Earth Theatre’s Professional Writers Programme. An intensive two-year programme for writers of East Asian and Southeast Asian descent beginning in May 2020. The programme will support four early career playwrights in writing a full-length play by the end of the two years. How does it …

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