Writing for Performance: An Introduction led by Nicola McCartney (Workshop)

Part of TalkFest Perth

Join playwright Nicola McCartney (Heritage, Lifeboat) for a practical workshop to give you a taste of writing for performance in a collaborative, safe, supportive and fun environment.

This whistle-stop, nuts and bolts workshop will give you an insight into some of the techniques used by playwrights. The workshop is an opportunity for people who have never considered writing for performance, to immerse themselves in its joys and challenges for the very first time.

Suitable for age 16+ at any skill level and from all writing backgrounds. 


Nicola McCartney Nicola McCartney is an award-winning writer and director, based in Scotland. A graduate of Glasgow University, her plays include Heritage, Lifeboat, and Easy. Nicola has worked as a dramaturge for a range of companies including Vanishing Point and the Edinburgh International Festival 2005. She has had a range of residencies both academic and community based and is a former Associate Playwright of Playwrights' Studio, Scotland.

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Date and Location:

Perth Theatre

Start Date: Saturday, 27 October, 2018

End Date: Saturday, 27 October, 2018

Address: Mill Street, Perth, PH1 5HZ

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