Sun 21 Apr 2024: 10:00AM
Scottish Youth Theatre

Playwriting Fundamentals Masterclass with James Ley

Venue: Townhead Village Hall, 60 St Mungo Avenue, Glasgow, G4 0PL
Prices: Free

Stuck on a particular character, catalyst or conclusion? Needing some inspiration to unpick your own world?

During this free masterclass for aspiring young playwrights based in Glasgow and the West of Scotland, award-winning playwright and screenwriter James Ley will guide participants through practical playwrighting techniques; how to embrace your absurd ideas and discover exciting ways to bring new stories to life.

20 young aspiring playwrights will have the unique opportunity to collaborate with James, peel back the layers of his creative process and get advice on building a career in the theatre industry. If you have a passion for making theatre and learning how to successfully shape a play, this workshop is for you. It will take place from 10am – 5pm, Sun 21 April 2024 at Townhead Village Hall in Glasgow.

Find out more about the masterclass and sign-up via their website at To register, you must be a young artist aged 17-25 and based in Glasgow or the West of Scotland.

Please note, the course is limited to 20 places on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have signed up after the places have been filled, you will be placed on a waiting list.

DEADLINE: 9pm, Mon 15 April 2024

Playwriting Fundamentals is produced by Scottish Youth Theatre and supported by CMS Charitable Trust.

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