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WORKSHOP: Playwriting by Haresh Sharma

  • Bishan Public Library 5 Bishan Place Singapore, 579841 Singapore (map)

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
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

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

Earlier Event: September 1
Out-of-print Book Sale by Ethos Books
Later Event: September 1
PANEL: Writings Set in Japan