The Actors Centre, London is hosting a playwriting workshop led by Amy Rosenthal. This one-day workshop will explore aspects of writing for the stage. The morning will look at at kick-starting ideas and trusting your instincts. The afternoon will focus on character development and how to bring your characters to dramatic life.
Tutor Information – Amy Rosenthal : Amy Rosenthal is an acclaimed playwright whose theatre work includes The Man Who Came to Brunch (Bush Theatre), Liberation (Tricycle Theatre), Jitterbug Blitz (Lyric Studio Hammersmith), On The Rocks (Hampstead Theatre – shortlisted for the international Susan Smith Blackburn Prize), Thank God It’s Friday co-written with Cosh Omar (Hampstead Theatre), Sitting Pretty (Watford Palace, UK Tour and Hypothetical Theatre, New York), Jerusalem Syndrome (Soho Theatre, Manchester Royal Exchange Studio) and Henna Night (Chelsea Theatre – winner of the Sunday Times Drama Award). Radio work includes adaptations of Jack Rosenthal’s teleplays Bar Mitzvah Boy and Tortoise, a four-part adaptation of the autobiography Jack Rosenthal’s Last Act and her radio play Little Words, all for BBC Radio 4. Amy co-scripted Beware of Young Girls: The Dory Previn Story with Kate Dimbleby and her short film, That Woman, premiered as part of the UK Jewish Film Festival in autumn 2012. Amy has co-written the book for the new musical The Tailor-Made Man, which opened in February at the Arts Theatre.
Workshop date: 19 June 2014 10.30am – 5.30pm
Location: AC John Curry Studio, Actors Centre, 1a Tower Street
How to book: via the website.