The Competition

The Partners

Run by the MA Dramatic Writing at Drama Centre London at Central Saint Martins, the Bush Theatre, Oberon Books and Writers At Work Productions

Why

To help students write a play mentored by the leaders in the industry

The outcome

5 students will be chosen as winners and have the opportunity to write a play to be performed and published by Oberon Books

The partners

Latest News

Week Five lesson plans released

Week Five lesson plans have been released – Staging Your Work by Caroline Horton, writer, performer, director and mentor from the Bush Theatre, and Final Advice by Lucy Kerbel, founder and Director of Tonic Theatre: www.thestudentguidetowriting.com/the-lesson-plans

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Week Four lesson plans released

Week Four lesson plans have been released – Theatricality by Steve Winter, Director of the Kevin Spacey Foundation and the co-founder of the Old Vic New Voices 24 Hour Plays and T S Eliot US/UK Exchange, and Rewriting by Caroline Jester, author of “Playwriting Across the Curriculum” and former Dramaturg at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre:

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Week Three lesson plans released

Week Three lesson plans have been released – Characterisation by Tom Holloway, playwright and mentor from the Bush Theatre, and Dialogue by Fin Kennedy, founder of Schoolwrights and Artistic Director of Tamasha Theatre Company: www.thestudentguidetowriting.com/the-lesson-plans

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Week Two lesson plans released

Week Two lesson plans have been released – Structure by John Yorke, author of the bestselling book on storytelling “Into the Woods” and founder of the BBC Writers Academy, and Jennifer Tuckett, Course Leader of the new MA Dramatic Writing at Drama Centre London at Central Saint Martins: www.thestudentguidetowriting.com/the-lesson-plans

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First Lesson Plans released!

Lesson Plans one and two released! www.thestudentguidetowriting.com/the-lesson-plans

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News

Welcome to The Student Guide to Writing: Playwriting. Updates and news will be published here from December 2015.

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Lesson plans will be released weekly from January - March 2016 - follow the simple lesson plans to create your own play. Also suitable for use in school and University classes.