Traverse Young Writers

Traverse Young Writers

Traverse Young Writers is aimed at 18-25 year-olds who wish to develop their playwriting skills. It offers the opportunity to be part of a creative network, where aspiring playwrights can discuss, debate and create great new work.

This season, over 10 weeks, Traverse Young Writers will participate in one-off workshops with leading professional playwrights, whilst working with the Traverse Theatre Artistic Team to develop their playwriting skills. The course will culminate in a Scratch Night of the group's work.

Confirmed tutors; Oliver Emanuel (The 306: Dawn, Dragon Adura Onashile (Expensive Shit), Kieran Hurley (Heads Up), Frances Poet (Adam, GUT) and Clare Duffy (Money the Game Show).

The cost of a 10-week course is £90. The Traverse is able to offer a limited number of bursaries covering the majority of the course fees for those unable to pay.

Dates & times: from Monday 5 March, 7-9pm

Bookings can be made by contacting the Box Office on 0131 228 1404.

For more information please contact Sunniva Ramsay, Creative Producer, at


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