Writing Workshops Girls in Boys’ Cars Announced
September 1, 2023
Join Girls in Boys’ Cars author Felicity Castagna as she teams up with local writers for workshops in Storytelling and Scriptwriting.
All workshops must be booked in with a Girls in Boys’ Cars ticket.
WORKSHOP 1 – TUESDAY 31 OCTOBER 1:30PM
George Haddad’s Losing Face, set among a migrant family in Western Sydney, was a publishing sensation. He’ll run a workshop on writing identity, place, and belonging. He will be assisted by Felicity Castagna the author of Girls in Boys’ Cars.
WORKSHOP 2 – WEDNESDAY 1 NOVEMBER 1:30PM
Best-selling author Will Kostakis signed his first book deal whilst in High School after winning the Sydney Morning Herald Young Writer of the Year prize. He’s now the author of several books, as well as writing for news outlets and TV rooms. Will lead participants in a workshop that will cover developing characters and plot in order to write stories in any form. He will be assisted by Felicity Castagna the author of Girls in Boys’ Cars.
WORKSHOP 3 – WEDNESDAY 1 NOVEMBER 4:30PM
SCHOOLS & GENERAL PUBLIC
Award winning playwright Donna Abela will break down the scriptwriting process.
Donna has written award-winning plays for audiences of all ages, including the HSC Drama text Jump For Jordan. She has extensive experience developing new plays by emerging playwrights, and taught the bespoke Page to Stage course for NTofP in 2017 and 2021. Donna grew up in Western Sydney, and is a founding member and co-Chair of PYT Fairfield (aka Powerhouse Youth Theatre). Bookings
1 teacher free for every 20 students booked. For further information and to book please contact our Education Booking Officer or fill in our Education Booking Form.