Education

London Playwrights Lunchtime Sessions : Focus on the 5 Act Structure

Is structuring a play really as daunting as it’s made out to be? Is the five act structure the enemy of the free-thinking playwright? Should we map out the structure of a play before writing it?  All too often, we see structure as a challenge which stands in our way but what if we could …

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LPW Online Workshops: An Introduction to Musical Theatre Writing- Starting Writing!

Designed as a ‘sequel’ to the introduction to musical theatre workshop, but also working as a stand alone, this two hour course breaks down starting to write a musical. Aimed at book writers/lyricists, but also useful for composers, we will look at dramatic structure for musical theatre – both overall and on a scene by …

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LPW Online Workshops: An Introduction to Musical Theatre Writing-Style and Structure

A 2 hour overview of musical theatre style and structure and how to get started! This 2 hour workshop with Emily Garside is aimed at anyone looking to make a start in musical theatre.  The workshop will take a look at the history and structure of the musical as a guide to writing your own …

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London Playwrights Zoom Workshops: Making Work About The Climate Crisis: What Next?

The second of a two-part series of workshops about how we can use theatre to effectively respond to the climate crisis, using it as a tool for expression, reflection or positive change. You can attend both or just one of the workshops (the first session takes place on 7th January, click here for more details). …

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London Playwrights Zoom Workshops: Making Work About The Climate Crisis: Approaches & Influences

The first of a two-part series of workshops about how we can use theatre to effectively respond to the climate crisis, using it as a tool for expression, reflection or positive change. You can attend both or just one of the workshops. This workshop will explore the different ways you can make work about the …

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Producing for Playwrights Course (with London Playwrights and theatremaker Russell Lucas)

London-based theatremaker Russell Lucas and London Playwrights, are teaming up to deliver a theatre-producing course for playwrights this November at the Old Diorama. Firmly focused on inspiring and enabling writers to take control and stage their own work, this workshop will take your idea and offer up ways to bring it into fruition. You could …

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LPW Online Workshops: An Introduction to Musical Theatre Writing- Starting Writing!

Designed as a ‘sequel’ to the introduction to musical theatre workshop, but also working as a stand alone, this two hour course breaks down starting to write a musical. Aimed at book writers/lyricists, but also useful for composers, we will look at dramatic structure for musical theatre – both overall and on a scene by …

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LPW Online Workshops: An Introduction to Musical Theatre Writing-Style and Structure

A 2 hour overview of musical theatre style and structure and how to get started! This 2 hour workshop with Emily Garside is aimed at anyone looking to make a start in musical theatre.  The workshop will take a look at the history and structure of the musical as a guide to writing your own …

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Down Stage Write Workshops

Thurs 4th August 6-8pm on Zoom Workshop on character with award winning West Midlands playwright Simon Longman https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/writing-character-with-simon-longman-tickets-379570003097 Sat 17th September 2-4pm on Zoom and in Person in Plymouth Find out more about rights, copyright, contracts and more as a Playwright from the Writers Guild of Great Britain https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/your-rights-as-a-playwright-with-writers-guild-of-great-britain-tickets-379578177547 Thurs 10th November 7-9pm What is …

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Applications open for the Stage Write Playwright Development Programme by Royal Court Theatre Liverpool

Led by Liverpool’s Royal Court Stage Write team with the help of professional writers and directors, this programme aims to develop your writing skills and guide you towards developing exciting new work for production. Meeting two evenings a month for nine months the programme is completely free and is open to anyone living or studying in Merseyside. …

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