Live Theatre’s unique online course www.beaplaywright.com offers a straightforward guide to the craft of playwriting. Students learn from leading theatre practitioners by working through step-by-step modules, each covering different aspects of playwriting and can watch exclusive videos of award-winning writers including Lee Hall (The Pitmen Painters, Billy Elliot) and Alan Plater (Close the Coalhouse Door). The course can be taken at the student’s own pace and from anywhere in the world.
Live Theatre are offering one interactive and one solo bursary place for students who could not normally afford the course.
How to apply: Apply by sending a one page extract or overview of your play and a short covering letter on why you would like to do the course and how you would benefit from a bursary place to to firstname.lastname@example.org. Successful applications will be notified by Monday 15 September 2014.
Deadline: Monday 1 September 2014