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Playwriting with Pride (16+)

Course | Stage Two & Playhouse

Mondays - July 2019, 7.00 - 9.00pm


Through a series of writing exercises, group discussions and scene readings, participants will learn tools and techniques to help them create queer characters, stories, forms and structures in plays.

Participants will be guided through the writing of a short piece of queer theatre which will be showcased before a small audience in The Norwich Playhouse Playroom in the final session of the course.

The course will led by local queer scriptwriter James McDermott. James’s queer themed plays include ‘Fast Food’ starring Jude Law (Lyric Hammersmith), ‘Fifty Years’ (Waterside Theatre Manchester) and ‘Rubber Ring’ (UK tour) which has been published by Samuel French. James has also written for Attitude Magazine, he is Diversity Consultant at Norwich Arts Centre and he teaches playwriting at Norwich Theatre Royal, Marina Theatre Lowestoft and New Wolsey Ipswich.

7pm - 9pm  Mondays 1st , 8th , 15th July @ Stage Two.
7pm - 9pm 22nd July @ Playhouse 

For enquiries about the course contact Stage Two reception on 01603 598600, or email stagetwo@theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk

Activities are dependent on minimum numbers participating, in the event that we need to cancel due to low participant numbers, a full refund will be given. We are unable to offer refunds in other circumstances.

We work hard to ensure best practise and the safety of all who attend our activities. To do this we have a number of policies and procedures in place to support our participants and visitors.

Please take a moment to read our Terms and Conditions, Participants Guidance and associated policies on the Take Part / Information section of our website. Alternatively paper copies are available at our reception in Stage Two.