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Theatre503 Writers’ Programme: Starting points: Generating Raw Material with Kaite O’Reilly

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Theatre503 Writers’ Programme Course: Starting points: Generating Raw Material with Kaite O’Reilly

A practical, intensive workshop filled with prompts and timed writing exercises to generate new material, exploring entry-points to being creative.

Thanks to 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 Writers Programme. If you would like to book a Share The Drama bursary for the Writer’s Programme, please call our box office on 02079787040.

If you have any access requirements, you can let us know by contacting You can view what we currently are able to offer on our Accessibility page.

Dates: Thursday 4th July 2024

Time: 7pm – 9:30pm

Running time of workshop: 2.5 hours – delivered online. Maximum class sizes are 16. A portion of spaces have been reserved for Share the Drama places.

Kaite O’Reilly

Kaite O’Reilly is a multi-award winning playwright and dramaturg, who writes for radio, screen and live performance. Prizes include the Peggy Ramsay Award, Manchester Theatre Award, Theatre-Wales Award and the Ted Hughes Award for new works in Poetry for Persians (National Theatre Wales). She is a two time finalist in the International James Tait Black Prize for Innovation in Drama (2012, 2019) and The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. She was honoured in the 2017/18 International Eliot Hayes Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dramaturgy for developing ‘Alternative Dramaturgies informed by a Deaf and disability Perspective’. A leading figure in disability arts and culture internationally, her Atypical Plays for Atypical Actors and The ‘d’ Monologues are published by Oberon/Bloomsbury. She was production dramaturg and narrative director on Rambert’s Peaky Blinders dance theatre The Redemption of Thomas Shelby 2022-23, and has a television series in development. Her first feature film, The Almond and the Seahorse, featuring Rebel Wilson and Charlotte Gainsbourg, will be released in the UK in 2024.


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