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Learn Writing for Theatre with Gary Henderson

Learn writing for theatre
12 Apr 2021 to 31 May 2021
7pm - 9pm Monday 12 April - May 31
Develop you play writing skills alongside one of NZ's award winning playwrights Gary Henderson
Event type: 
$129 for 8 sessions
The PumpHouse Theatre
2a Manuere Ave Off Killarnet Street Takapuna 0622


Join award-winning New Zealand playwright Gary Henderson at The PumpHouse Theatre for an eight-week course that will introduce you to the essential skills of writing for theatre.

The programme covers generating characters and stories you believe in, through finding theatrical techniques to present them on stage, to expressing it all in a written script.

You’ll learn about light, sound, silence, action, and space as well as the spoken word as part of your vocabulary and we’ll use engaging exercises to provoke you into thinking in three dimensions to create a compelling story for the stage.

The course is designed for people who have little or no experience in playwriting.

This year the programme will have two sessions online.

Please email with your expression of interest by April 8 2021 by answering the following questions:

Have you any previous experience of writing? If so what?
What would you hope to get out of being part of the course?

Written by

The PumpHouse Theatre

30 Mar 2021