Together, we'll explore different aspects of playwriting: world-building, character development, dialogue, and plot. Inspiring writing prompts and fun brainstorming exercises will spark your imagination. Participants can also submit their writing for individual feedback from the instructor. This workshop is perfect for youth who want to express themselves, be creative, and meet others in an encouraging and welcoming environment. Everyone is welcome. No theatre or writing experience is required. This program is made possible through the Guelph Arts Council Youth Opportunities Award.
About the Instructor: Deanna is a Guelph-based playwright. She has received playwright-in-residence support from the Canada Council for the Arts and Ontario Arts Council. Her awards include second prize in the Playwrights Guild of Canada's RBC Emerging Playwright Award and the GAC Youth Opportunities Award. She was also nominated for the inaugural Johanna Metcalf Performing Arts Prize. Deanna was playwright mentor and facilitator of Pat the Dog Theatre Creation's Women's Room. She is an alumnus of Nightwood Theatre's Write from the Hip script development program. Deanna holds a MA in English from the University of Guelph.
Please register for this event. We will be using Webex to host this virtual program. Webex is a video conferencing tool that allows people to meet together online. You can join a Webex meeting from your computer, mobile device, or tablet. Learn more about how to join a Webex meeting.
You will receive an event link through your email the day of the program. You will require this link to join the program.
By participating in this program, you acknowledge that you accept and agree to Guelph Public Library’s Standard of Acceptable Behaviour.
Alternative formats are available as per the Accessibility per Ontarians Act by contacting Library Communications at 519-824-6220 extension 239.
Questions? Please contact Ben Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org.