503Studio Masterclass: Being Fearless
In this masterclass, Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti will help you consider how we can challenge ourselves by exploring difficult subject matter. Together you will look at ways of interrogating our work so that we can be more rigorous, courageous and ambitious.
THIS COURSE IS CURRENTLY SOLD OUT.
To be added to our waiting list, please sign up here (please note that some places have been held off sale to prioritise Share the Drama beneficiaries – see below)
Thanks to DCMS Cultural Recovery Fund and our Share The Drama scheme, we want to make sure those of you who are struggling in the current climate can still take part in our Spring Writers Programme. While we prioritise anyone who is long term unemployed and/or claiming benefits, we’re also offering subsidies if you’re in financial difficulty as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.
To express interest in a bursary place through our Share The Drama scheme, please sign up here. If you would prefer to speak directly to a member of our team about your circumstance or to ask for more information about this scheme, please contact us. If you have any access requirements, you can let us know here. If you would rather discuss any access requirements and how we can accommodate them prior to booking, please get in touch with us.
Running time of workshop: 2.5 hours – delivered online.Maximum class sizes are 14. A portion of spaces have been reserved for Share the Drama bursary places.
To sign up for priority booking for future iterations of the 503Studio: Writers Programme, please join the waiting list here.
Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti writes for stage, screen and radio.
Her first play Behsharam (Shameless) broke box office records at Soho Theatre and the Birmingham Rep. Behzti (Dishonour) was sensationally closed after protests at the Birmingham Rep in December 2004. Behzti won the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the play was then translated into French and did sell-out tours in France and Belgium.
Behud (Beyond Belief) was co-produced by Soho Theatre and Coventry Belgrade and shortlisted for the John Whiting Award. KHANDAN had a sell-out run at the Birmingham Rep before transferring to the Royal Court. Her latest play A Kind Of People opened at the Royal Court Downstairs in December 2019.
Other credits include Elephant (Birmingham Rep); Dishoom (Rifco/Watford Palace Theatre); Fourteen (Watford Palace Theatre); Everywhere And Nowhere; DCI Stone (Radio 4); Londonee (Rich Mix); Dead Meat (Channel 4); and An Enemy Of The People (BBC World Service).
Her first collection of plays, Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti: Plays One, is published by Oberon Books. She is currently developing projects for film, television and theatre.
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