Traverse Young Writers starts next week
02 March 2018 ← return to listing
*Please note that due to the severe
weather conditions, the first session of Traverse Young Writers has
been postponed by a week. The course will now kick off on Mon 12
Mar, 7 - 9 pm.*
In keeping with the Traverse's ethos of supporting and nurturing
new talent, 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.
The Spring/Summer Season of the course begins on Mon 12
Mar, 7 - 9pm. Traverse Young Writers will
participate in one-off workshops with 5 leading professional
playwrights. Alongside the writing workshops, there
will be a development session lead by the Traverse Theatre Literary
& Artistic Team.
Confirmed tutors; Oliver Emanuel (The 306: Dawn, Dragon), Adura
Shit), Kieran Hurley (Heads Up), Frances Poet
(Adam, GUT) and Clare Duffy
(Money the Game
Those attending will develop a short piece of work with the
support of the Traverse Team that will be professionally directed
and performed as part of a script-in-hand Scratch Night, on
Sat 12 May, 8pm.
The cost of a 10-week course of Traverse Young Writers 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. To book, please contact the Traverse Box Office on 0131
For more information, visit the Traverse Young Writers
page here or contact Engagement Co-ordinator
Sunniva Ramsay on firstname.lastname@example.org