Proud Haddock Workshops: Getting Your Play Commissioned: Workshop with Kiln Theatre New Work Associate Tom Wright

8 Oct 2022, 6pm-7.30pm BST
Workshop: Playwriting
Duration: 90 mins
Location: ONLINE

If you are a playwright and you would like to know how to get your play successfully commissioned by a theatre, then join our intimate workshop with Tom Wright, New Work Associate at Kiln Theatre.

In this 90 minute workshop you will learn all the do’s and don’ts on how best to get your play accepted. You will receive valuable advice, have the opportunity to engage with Tom by asking any questions you have, see visuals and above all, learn how to make the words on the page become a reality.


Tom Wright is the New Work Associate at Kiln Theatre where he is responsible for guiding the commissioning, developing and programming of new work, including brand new works by Zadie Smith, Roy Williams and Marina Carr. He created the Kiln Young Writers Programme that supports local first-time writers to use their voices, alongside managing Kiln’s esteemed Artistic Associates.

As Head of Artist Development at The Old Vic, Tom ran the prestigious Old Vic 12, leading the scheme over five years towards its groundbreaking repertory season in partnership with Shoreditch Town Hall. Through an array of innovative projects, Tom developed over fifteen new plays and helped springboard countless theatre artists into the next stage of their career, many of whom are fast becoming major names.

Tom is also an award-winning playwright & theatre director, and will utilise his 360 experience in order to make invisible sector processes more transparent and best support you to make your ideas happen.

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