Friday, 12 June 2015

Introduction to Playwriting Course

If you have a great idea for a theatre play but no idea how to get started then you might be interested in this course for beginners. A two day course Introduction to Playwriting.

The course will be taught by Sandra Bendelow and Branwen Davies.

Sandra Bendelow is a writer and arts producer. She is currently on seed commission to National Theatre Wales for her project Secret Never to Be Told. Recent credits include Poo Karma and Arctic Exploration for Agent 160 and One Hour and Forty Five Minutes for Dirty Protest at the Royal Court Theatre. She recently produced a new play To Kill a Machine by Aberystwyth playwright Catrin Fflur Huws about war time cryptanalyst Alan Turing which toured Wales and will be at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August

Branwen is a playwright who writes in Welsh and English. Recent credits include ‘Suffocate’ for Dirty Protest/National Theatre Wales, ‘Llond Bol’ for Agent 160, ‘Gwagle’ for Sherman Cymru/Theatr Genedlaethol and ‘Lost’ for Scriptography Productions. Branwen has recently completed a practise based PhD at the Theatre, Film and TV department at Aberystwyth University where she is currently a teaching fellow.

The course will be an intensive two days of workshops covering topics such as finding ideas, developing dramatic character, action, dialogue and structure.

Following the intensive two days each student will have the opportunity to develop and receive feedback on their own original script.


The course will take place on 19th and 20th June in the Old College. 

For more information and to book a place on Introduction to Playwriting