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WORKSHOP: Playwriting by Haresh Sharma

  • Bishan Public Library 5 Bishan Place Singapore, 579841 Singapore (map)
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Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your playwriting skills in this series of workshops by Cultural Medallion recipient Haresh Sharma, one of Singapore’s most well respected and prolific playwrights.
 
This 6-session playwriting workshop will also feature guest speakers from the theatre scene, who will share more about how they contribute to the creative process that brings a script from page to stage.

Workshop Outline
SESSION ONE (1 Sept 2018)
What makes a good play?
Developing issues into characters/stories
Writing a scene

SESSION TWO (8 Sept 2018)
Elements of playwriting - Character, wants and obstacles.
Creating an active protagonist

SESSION THREE (15 Sept 2018)
Role of research in theatre
Dialogue/Language
Setting, objects and context

SESSION FOUR (22 Sept 2018)
Meet the director (Guest speaker: Alvin Tan)
Writing a complete short play

SESSION FIVE (6 Oct 2018)
Personal consultation with instructor on plays written
Editing your play

SESSION SIX (13 Oct 2018)
Theatre/playwriting landscape in Singapore and the way ahead
Meet the dramaturg (Guest speaker: Melissa Lim)

For more info / to register, click on the event link provided below.


VENUE: Bishan Public Library, Programme Zone
ADDRESS: 5 Bishan Place, #01-01, Singapore 579841
EVENT WEBSITE: NLB

DATE(S) AND TIME: Saturdays (1 Sept - 13 Oct 2018), 2.30pm - 5.30pm

Earlier Event: September 23
PANELS / LAUNCHES: Same Same But Different
Later Event: October 13
WORKSHOP: Playwriting by Haresh Sharma