David Eldridge – Telling story as dramatic action archive video
In our first 2019 workshop playwright David Eldridge discussed how to tell a story as dramatic action, making backstory active and other tips, notes and…
Winsome Pinnock From Intimacy to the Epic
Thursday 18 April 6pm-8pm here on writeaplay!
In this workshop we will explore the idea of the “big” play. Using discussion, playtexts and exercises you will experience how your work is enhanced when it moves between the domestic and the epic. Starting with character we will examine how “ordinary” people react to and are affected by huge political events.
Winsome Pinnock was born in Islington, North London. She is an award-winning playwright, academic and dramaturg. Her work has been produced on the British stage and internationally since 1985. She was the first black British female writer to have a play produced by the Royal National Theatre.
Winsome is Associate Professor in Drama at Kingston University and was Senior Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University. She has worked as a dramaturg with the Royal National Theatre’s New Views scheme as well as with the Royal Court’s International Department. The prizes awarded to her work include the George Devine Award, The Pearson Plays on Stage Award and the Unity Theatre Trust Award.
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