Event: How can the industry and academia work together to explore new ideas in dramatic writing? (London Writers’ Week)

How can the industry and academia work together to explore new ideas in dramatic writing?
Monday July 4th 2016 from 10am – 1pm

Part of London Writers’ Week 2016

In this free discussion, Masters from the new MA Dramatic Writing course at Drama Centre London at Central Saint Martins will explore how the industry and academia can work together to explore new ideas in dramatic writing, with a particular focus on theatre writing, the theme of this year’s London Writers Week.

Masters on the MA Dramatic Writing include John Yorke, founder of the BBC Writers Academy, Ola Animashawun, founder of the Royal Court Theatre’s young writers programme, Kate Rowland, founder of BBC Writersroom, Philip Shelley, instigator of the Channel 4 screenwriting course, Fin Kennedy, founder of Schoolwrights and Artistic Director of Tamasha Theatre Company, Caroline Jester, author of “Playwriting Across The Curriculum”, Nina Steiger, Senior Dramaturg at the National Theatre, Lucy Kerbel, founder of Tonic Theatre, David Edgar, founder of the UK’s first MA in Playwriting, Steve Winter, founder of the Old Vic New Voices 24 Hour Plays and TS Eliot US/UK Exchange and Director of the Kevin Spacey Foundation, Stephen Jeffreys, former Literary Associate at the Royal Court Theatre for 11 years whose Playwriting Masterclasses have led the way in the UK, and Jennifer Tuckett, founder of the UK’s first formally industry partnered MA in Playwriting, Director of Writers at Work Productions which manages The Student Guide to Writing: Playwriting, University Women in the Arts and London Writers Week, and Course Leader for the new MA Dramatic Writing at Drama Centre London at Central Saint Martins.

Booking:  For further information and to book a ticket, please see the event webpage.

Source: Drama Centre / Central Saint Martins

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