Theatre503 Writers’ Programme Masterclass: Adaptation: Page to Stage, Gillian Greer
This session will explore the act of adapting a story for the stage, with a focus on moving from prose to performance. We will explore how important the skill of adaptation is to contemporary dramatists, how and why we adapt stories for the stage. We will explore this via a number of case studies and a practical exercise.
Date: Wednesday 21st February
Time: 7pm – 9:30pm
Running time of workshop: 2.5 hours – delivered online. Maximum class sizes are 16.
Gillian is an Irish writer and Dramaturg based in London.
Gillian most recently adapted BOY PARTS, the critically acclaimed debut novel by Eliza Clark for the stage. It was performed on Soho Theatre Main Stage in Autumn 2023. Her début play PETALS was nominated for the Irish Times Theatre Award for Best New Play in 2015 and later adapted for radio winning the Celtic Media Festival Award for Best Radio Drama 2020 with Near FM. Her second play MEAT was shortlisted for the Theatre503 International Playwriting Award and ran at Theatre503 in early 2020 to great critical acclaim.
As a dramaturg her credits include STRATEGIC LOVE PLAY by Miriam Battye, KATHY & STELLA SOLVE A MURDER! by Jon Brittain and Matthew Floyd Jones, BANGERS by Danusia Samal and many more.
|Wednesday 21 February
|Wed 21 Feb
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