Writing Workshops

Free workshop examining writer/director relationship

FREE workshop – Examining the Writer/Director Relationship Sunday 16 Feb, Rich Mix (Shoreditch, London) The relationship between writer and director might not be romantic but it can be just as difficult, with both parties struggling to retain their creative vision. But how can writers and directors work effectively together? Join Director/Producer Natalie Ibu (We Were Here) …

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Librettist Workshop with Book, Music & Lyrics (fee)

Book, Music & Lyrics, the workshop programme for musical theatre writers, is now accepting applications for its 2014 Librettist Workshop group. The workshop has three objectives. Firstly, to develop and foster craft skills specific to musical theatre for emerging practitioners. Secondly, to generate a broader, more involved collaborative community of and for those practitioners. Thirdly, …

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Dialogue/ Use of metaphor taught workshops (£30 fee)

  Chalk the Sun is running on-going monthly workshops with flexible attendance (£30 for a one-off, £125 for 5, £225 for 10) for scriptwriters focusing on techniques and development of radio, stage, TV and screen plays including series and episode writing with feedback from the Chalk tutor team of professional writers, producers, editors and directors. The next …

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Applications open for Spring writing groups at the Royal Court

In Spring 2014, The Royal Court Theatre will be running two Introduction to Playwriting groups, both of them intended to help playwrights at an early stage of their career to develop their skills. The groups are small in number and are a friendly and supportive environment in which playwrights can engage with their peers, develop …

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Ideastap Workshop – Introduction to Short Film Screenwriting

Through the workshop Introduction to Short Film Screenwriting, 20 IdeasTap members will have the chance to attend two screenwriting workshops designed to take you through the mechanics of short film scriptwriting. The workshops will be held in London on 20 and 27 November 2013 from 6pm to 8pm. They will be led by Sheena Bucktowonsing …

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Submissions open for Channel 4 Screenwriting Course 2014

Entries are now open for the Channel 4 screenwriting course 2014. The purpose of the course is to offer 12 writers new to television drama an insight into how the industry works and to provide a “dry-run” of what it can be like to write under a television drama commission, specifically for one hour series …

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Papercut Theatre running a workshop for emerging writers (fee)

Papercut Theatre will be running their ‘Professional Development for Emerging Writers’ workshop on 2nd November 2013 (10.30am – 6pm) in London. This day long workshop will look at: At what stage should you send your plays to literary departments What should your objectives be when sending your work to a theatre Understanding feedback Getting work …

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Playwriting workshop at Pentabus Theatre (fee)

Pentabus Theatre are running a playwriting workshop led by Elizabeth Freestone on Saturday 19th October 10.3oam – 4.30pm. The workshop will look at developing your play, analysing structure and exploring conflict and how it affects your characters.There will also be a chance to read and discuss your work. Places £50. How to book:  email info@pentabus.co.uk or call …

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Arcola Theatre accepting submissions for ‘Voices from the future’ (18-25)

The Arcola Theatre along with London Metropolitan University are looking for three writers for their ‘Voices from the Future’ scheme. The chosen writers will  attend a week of playwriting workshops led by a professional playwright culminating in developing a piece of new writing for performance at the Arcola this December. During the workshop week, writers will explore the …

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1 day Masterclass in Collaborative Writing, Tamasha Theatre Company (fee)

Date: Saturday 28th September 2013, 10am – 6pm Venue: Bush Theatre (Attic), W12 see here> This 1 day masterclass will introduce different ways to approach writing and editing collaboratively. As many writers increasingly work across theatre, opera, film and TV, they encounter multiple models of ‘collaboration’ at various stages in the writing process: from feedback …

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