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Ian Townsend – Write for Women

Saturday, 20 October 2018

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Suitable for: Age 14+

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Led by award-winning playwright Ian Townsend, this 3-hour interactive workshop focuses on the portrayal of women on stage.

First reading and analysing extracts from plays, there will be an examination of the Bechdel Test, which asks if a work of fiction features at least two women talking to each other about something other than a man.

After discussing potential themes and dramatic structures for new writing, there will be time for each participant to write a short play for two women. These will be performed the following night by professional actors at The Baum.

Please note – this workshop is open to women AND men!

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