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Playgrounding 2
Thu 27 May 2004
If you a writer and passionate about theatre, Polka Theatre invites you to take part in this year-long project exploring how to write plays for children and young people.
Stage 1: Masterclass on New Writing for Children
22 June 2004 at Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, London W1.
10am - 5pm: How to develop script ideas with Charles Way (writer), Annie Wood (Artistic Director). Richard Shannon (Director of New Writing), Frauke Franke (Dramaturg) of Polka Theatre and writers from last year's programme.

Stage 2: Submission of Play Treatment
Deadline 23 July 2004
Writers submit a short synopsis and a maximum of five pages of dialogue.

Stage 3: Writers' Panel for 10 short-listed writers
21 September 2004.

Stage 4: Development Workshop
18-22 October 2004
Five selected writers attend a one-week development workshop.

Stage 5: One-to-One Script Development
November 2004 - June 2005

Stage 6: Two-day Dramaturgical Workshop
17-18 March 2005

Stage 7: Staged Readings
6-11 June 2005

To book your place on the Masterclass, contact Frauke Franz at the Polka Theatre. Deadline for applications: 14 June 2004.

Contact Information:
Contact Name:
Frauke Franz 07866 500473
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