United Kingdom, Brighton

Playwriting

when 15 August 2016 - 19 August 2016
language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 200

The course offers an introduction to some of the skills and techniques needed to write for theatre, as well as insights into the new writing industry in the UK and the process of moving a play from the page to the stage.

Our annual Acting Summer School offers the choice of four subject areas; Stanislavski, Shakespeare, Playwriting and Screen Acting. These are week long courses which run Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm. Depending on the subject there is either a performance, screening or exercise on the final Friday. You are welcome to invite guests to attend final performances & screenings. You can choose to participate in just one or do more (fee discounts apply).

Course leader

Franklyn McCabe leads the Playwriting week - Frank is a RADA graduate. In the last 18 months he has had commissions from The Bush Theatre, Arts Council, The Nightingale and Hydrocracker. Recent work includes Red Sea Fish (Brighton Dome and 59E59 Theaters,

Target group

The workshop will be highly suitable for those students who wish to undertake a vibrant and challenging course but are unable to commit to a full time course.

The workshop will also suit those students who are about to embark on full time actor training or graduates, actors or teachers who wish to re-engage with training and hone their existing skills. Places are limited so early booking is advisable.

Course aim

The course offers an introduction to some of the skills and techniques needed to write for theatre, as well as insights into the new writing industry in the UK and the process of moving a play from the page to the stage

Fee info

GBP 200: Course only does not include accommodation.
GBP 175: Course only does not include accommodation. A concessionary rate of £175 (for one week) is available to those in receipt of statutory benefits, student card holders and Equity members. Evidence of eligibility will be required.