Page To Stage Readings & Workshop

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As part of our 2017 Information Sessions we will be presenting the inaugural readings from our Page To Stage playwriting program, shining a spotlight on four Western Sydney artists. With a strong focus on playwriting this year we are pleased to also offer a FREE playwriting workshop presented by Dr Stephen Sewell, Head of Writing at NIDA.

Over the past year the Page To Stage intensive playwriting program has been supporting 15 writers to develop their plays, with four participants currently chosen to advance to the next stage. They will be presenting their works to us on Saturday 18th November at Riverside Theatres from 3pm. Prior to the readings we will hold an Information Session, this is an opportunity to learn more about our 2018 season, our development programs and creative opportunities.

The sessions are followed by a post-event drink. There is limited capacity and bookings are essential, see below to secure your place. The free playwriting workshop will take place at Studio 404, up the road from Riverside Theatres, click on the workshop tab for further details. 

Date & Time
Workshop 12pm to 2pm at Studio 404
Play Readings and Information Session 3pm to 4.30pm at Riverside Theatres

Playwriting Workshop

Dr. Stephen Sewell is not only one of Australia’s foremost writers, with credits such as The Blind Giant is Dancing and the screenplay of the film, The Boys. He is the Head of Writing for Performance at NIDA.

This workshop is an intensive introduction to playwriting, dealing with creativity and what inspires a work, how to create elements of drama and a narrative structure. It will suit writers looking to understand their creativity and to improve their craft.

This Playwriting Workshop is free however there is limited capacity available. Book to secure your place by clicking on the Workshop + Readings link.

Time: 12pm to 2pm
Location: Studio 404, 404 Church Street Parramatta NSW 2150