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HERE & NOW Young Writer's Table 2019

Job details

Auckland Theatre Company
26 Jul 2019
Work type
Awards, grants & residencies, Expressions of interest
Work classification
Literature & Publishing, Performing Arts


Calling for young women and people identifying as non-binary, trans or gender

diverse who are passionate about writing for the stage to apply for the HERE & NOW

Young Writers Table (YWT) 2019.


YWT provides a safe space to stretch your theatrical imagination and build your confidence and craft through weekly tasks, in-class exercises and mentor support.


Participants’ YWT projects may be considered for further development and production as part of Auckland Theatre Company’s annual HERE & NOW Youth Festival.


“I believe in the theatre something surprising should happen every ten

seconds. And that, that surprise does not have to be big; it can be

a breath.” – Taylor Mac


Sharpen your senses and surprise yourself this spring by taking part in

this intensive playwriting course. Nine weeks to experiment with your

writer’s voice, be listened to, challenged and supported by peers and

professional writing mentors.


We also welcome applicants from outside of the Auckland region.

Places are strictly limited. Apply now.

How to apply

Visit the ATC Creative Learning website to find the application form

Written by

Auckland Theatre Company

3 Jul 2019