Please join us in our writing workshops if you want to try out something new, or if you have an idea you want to develop.

Cost: £10 per workshop and are suitable for all experiences.

1. Creating Characters

Come and find challenging new ways of creating three dimensional characters for your play. Through group exercises we will invent characters with lives of their own, discover their needs, their environment and the starting points for a play scenario.

Saturday 24th May 1–3pm (15 participants max)
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2. Synopsis Surgery

Get it right before you write! This workshop is about honing a workable blueprint for your play. Pitch and kick ideas around and get feedback from group discussion to move your play forward.

Saturday 31st May 1–3pm (12 participants max)
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3. Improvisation for Writers

This fun workshop is specifically for writers to “play” roles in character in unexpected scenarios, in order to explore more about their characters, and discover how they might behave and react to situations in their own plays.

Saturday 7th June 1–3pm (15 participants max)
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Workshops are led by David Bottomley, Jack Studio Theatre Literary Manager.

In Conversation

Following performances of all three plays there will be a short discussion session with members of the creative team. This is open to all and free if you have bought a ticket for that night’s performance.

Dates: Thursday 22nd May, Friday 23rd May, Friday 30th May.

Write Now 5 is supported by Arts Council England, London Borough of Lewisham, Acorn Estates Ltd., Roullier White