Raucous Exchanges

Part workshop, part masterclass Raucous Exchanges is an online space for the exploration of writing for performance and building immersive stories with creative technology. Designed and delivered by industry experts and in response to a growing demand, Creative Director Sharon Clark and three recognised industry leaders will present the workshops for anyone wanting to explore and experiment with new ways of thinking about and building theatre stories.

Who are these workshops for?
Writers, theatremakers, students and anyone who is curious about how their stories and work may shift or expand when they look to work with a range of diverse disciplines and collaborators.

What is the format?

The sessions will incorporate explorations around creative process, case study sharings, participation through tasks and a discussion forum to ask questions around collaboration and practice. Delivered via Zoom, the sessions will enable you to consider your own practice/writing whilst engaging with Raucous and international collaborators to openly share skills, challenges and knowledge.

What are the themes and who are the collaborators?

Animating the Inanimate 
Thursday 24 June (Time 4-6.15pm GMT)

Writing for live performance with object-based technology with digital technologist, interaction design and product designer, Tom Metcalfe.

Ghosts in the Machines
Thursday 8 July (Time 4-6.15pm GMT)

Narrative building through binaural sound with sound maker, binaural sound designer and composer, Helen Skiera.

Infernal Engines
Thursday 12 August (Time 4-6.15pm GMT)

How do writers for games and writers for live performance collaborate? With acclaimed writer for video games, Kristen McGorry.

Causing a Scene
Thursday 26 August  (Time 4-6.15pm GMT)
Building the narrative necklace 
Theatre scriptwriting class and workshop with award-winning playwright, Sharon Clark.



are limited to 50 per session and are Pay What You Can.


For more info and to book head to raucous.org.uk



Published on:
2 Jun 2021


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