Different Stages Schedules

Schedule for Day One


Time & Venue


10 - 11am (CCA Front Desk and CCA café) Registration opens
Tea and coffee provided for delegates in CCA Café.
11 - 11.30am (CCA Theatre) Welcome to Different Stages from Hugh Hodgart, Director of Drama, Dance, Production & Screen, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
11.30am - 12.30pm (CCA Theatre)





Keynote speeches from Fin Kennedy and Julie Ellen

Fin will talk about his dual roles as playwright and Artistic Director of Tamasha and present some innovative ideas for developing artists and creating new work and opportunities.

Julie, Artistic Director of Macrobert Arts Centre, will reflect on successful models of collaboration and arts development, and pose some questions about leadership, ideas and places.

Questions from delegates.
12.30pm - 1.30pm LUNCH BREAK (lunch not provided)
1.30 - 2pm (CCA Theatre) Presentation from Christine Hamilton Consulting

Christine Hamilton from Christine Hamilton Consulting will present some early findings from the recent survey Scotland: A Place for Playwrights? commissioned by Playwrights' Studio and the Scottish Society of Playwrights.
2 - 2.30pm (CCA Theatre) Introduction to Exploratory Discussions

Fiona Sturgeon Shea, Creative Director of Playwrights'Studio,Scotland will explain the format for the afternoon.
2.30 - 4.30pm (CCA Theatre, Cinema and Clubroom) Exploratory Discussions

Short Plays: Facilitated by Davey Anderson
Shared Authorship: Facilitated by Kieran Hurley and Mary McCluskey
Development & Dramaturgy: Facilitated by Peter Arnott and Rosie Kellagher
Scratch Performances & readings: Facilitated by Deb Jones and Lesley Anne Rose
Scotland: A Placefor Playwrights?: Fraser White from Christine Hamilton Consulting will also present some statistical findings from the recent survey.
4.30 -  5pm (CCA Cafe) BREAK Tea and coffee provided for delegates in CCA Cafe
5 - 5.30pm (CCA Theatre) Reflections from Exploratory Discussions
Opportunityfor facilitator pairs to offer feedback from each exploratory discussion.
5.30 - 6pm (CCA Theatre) Panel Discussion with Fin Kennedy and Julie Ellen
Opportunityfor final questions from delegates
6pm (CCA Café) Drinks Reception
Delegates are invited to carry on the conversations in the bar.

Please note: this schedule is subject to change. PDF versions of the schedule are available here.

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