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Workshop: Writing For Performance

The Local Word - Regional Showcase for Writers and Readers

2022-11-18 10:30:00 2022-11-18 13:30:00 Australia/Melbourne Workshop: Writing For Performance This workshop will examine character development, writing short plays, structure and dialogue, play analysis and monologue writing. Leopold Library -

Friday, November 18
10:30am - 1:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-11-18 10:30:00 2022-11-18 13:30:00 Australia/Melbourne Workshop: Writing For Performance This workshop will examine character development, writing short plays, structure and dialogue, play analysis and monologue writing. Leopold Library -

This workshop will examine character development, writing short plays, structure and dialogue, play analysis and monologue writing.

This workshop will examine character development, writing short plays, structure and dialogue, play analysis and monologue writing. It will be highly interactive as participants work through various worksheets and discuss and read plays with the goal of beginning a short piece for writing for performance.

Christine Croyden is a Barwon Heads based playwright, lyricist and novelist. Her play Underground, inspired by the adventures of Nancy Wake, an Australian WWII special agent (aka The White Mouse), was produced at Gasworks Arts Park in March 2019 before it toured various Melbourne theatres.

This session is designed for beginner to established adult (18+) writers.

Tickets – $30/$20 for GRLC Members/$10 Concession

Download the full program (A3 pdf)

Download the full program including presenter bios (A4 pdf)

Check out our other Local Word sessions - www.grlc.vic.gov.au/localword

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Workshops & Lectures | Festivals | Author Talks |

TAGS: | recommended |

Leopold Library

Phone: (03) 4201 0675

Hours

Leopold Library

Mon, Jun 17 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Tue, Jun 18 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Wed, Jun 19 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Thu, Jun 20 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Fri, Jun 21 9:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Jun 22 9:00AM to 1:00PM
Sun, Jun 23 Closed

Tel: (03) 4201 0675

About the Library

Leopold Library was opened in 2018 and is situated within the Leopold Community Hub. The branch offers a welcoming and bright space with zones for working, comfortable reading and activities. A dedicated technology makerspace provides opportunities to develop creativity, imagination and problem solving. Public access PCs, free WiFi, a large area for children and young people, coffee machine, meeting room for community hire and comfortable seating are further features of this branch. Regular Baby, Toddler and Preschool Story Time sessions are held here. 

Upcoming events

Mon, Jun 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action-packed Toddler Time program.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:30am - 11:50am
Join us for a fun-filled interactive session of songs and rhymes for babies and carers.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:15am
Help your child discover the magic of stories and develop a lifelong love of reading.

Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mix it up with a bit of art, craft, retro games, tech activities, and good company. Ages 12+

Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action-packed Toddler Time program.

Thu, Jun 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Thu, Jun 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Mix it up with after-school activities including art, craft, games, tech activities, LEGO and more. Ages 8+ 

Mon, Jul 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Make an old-fashioned toy, play some old-style games and meet new people! Cup and Ball, Duck Duck Goose and Elastics... more
Make an old-fashioned toy, play some old-style games and meet new people! Cup and Ball, Duck Duck Goose and Elastics challenges. Ages 5+

Tue, Jul 02, 11:30am - 11:50am
Join us for a fun-filled interactive session of songs and rhymes for babies and carers.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Have you caught them all yet? Looking for a new challenge? Join us as we get crafty, designing a whole new Pokémon... more
Have you caught them all yet? Looking for a new challenge? Join us as we get crafty, designing a whole new Pokémon while we revisit the classics in this interactive workshop. Ages 8+

Thu, Jul 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Blast off into this space themed story time. Learn how Space exploration has changed through time and then design... more
Blast off into this space themed story time. Learn how Space exploration has changed through time and then design your own futuristic rocket! Ages: Preschool.

Fri, Jul 05, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Give your old clothes a new life! Bring along something you wish to restyle, alter, or reuse, and we'll explore the... more
Give your old clothes a new life! Bring along something you wish to restyle, alter, or reuse, and we'll explore the possibilities together. Ages 12+

Mon, Jul 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Learn how things change over time from old to new. How have you changed? What will your future be? Create a simple... more
Learn how things change over time from old to new. How have you changed? What will your future be? Create a simple timeline of your life and where you think you'll be in the future! Ages: Preschool

Tue, Jul 09, 11:30am - 11:50am
Join us for a fun-filled interactive session of songs and rhymes for babies and carers.

Tue, Jul 09, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Save your old family recipes at the library! Do you have any old, handwritten recipes at home? Make them exciting... more
Save your old family recipes at the library! Do you have any old, handwritten recipes at home? Make them exciting again with digital technology and graphic design. Ages 12+

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
On your marks, get set, go! Make a racing vehicle using recycled materials then test your design in a downhill run... more
On your marks, get set, go! Make a racing vehicle using recycled materials then test your design in a downhill run against other racers. Stopwatches provided. BYO imagination. Ages 8+

Thu, Jul 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Think you know what a puppet is? Think again! Puppets are actually very old and have changed a lot over time. Come... more
Think you know what a puppet is? Think again! Puppets are actually very old and have changed a lot over time. Come and learn about the history of puppets and have a go at making your own! Ages 5+

Mon, Jul 15, 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Help your child discover the magic of stories and develop a lifelong love of reading.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:30am - 11:50am
Join us for a fun-filled interactive session of songs and rhymes for babies and carers.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dance, sing and read along with your child at our action-packed Toddler Time program.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Help your child discover the magic of stories and develop a lifelong love of reading.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:30am - 11:50am
Join us for a fun-filled interactive session of songs and rhymes for babies and carers.