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Write Here, Write Now

Write Here, Write Now is a FREE playwriting course aimed at young people of colour aged 16-25 who live in Tyne & Wear.

Exploring storytelling and writing a play for the stage, the course will be led by Chinonyerem  Odimba, Live Theatre’s Writer in Residence, with guest sessions from other theatre artists across the UK. Participants will be encouraged to write a play could be performed in Live Theatre's Studio.

Write Here, Write Now is about imagination, new voices, new stories and new experiences. Open to any young person of colour ,aged 16-25, from Tyne & Wear interested in writing plays. It doesn’t matter if you have previous experience of writing or none at all.

Applications have now closed for the September to November 2018 Course. 

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Write Here, Write Now is made possible with funding from The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation. Delivered in partnership with Freedom Studios, Bradford, Waka Waka, Northern Roots and Gem Arts.

This is a legacy project originally called Gben/Write! created in memory of Osa Omorogbe.

  • Arts Council England
  • Community Foundation
  • European Regional Development Fund
  • National Lottery Fund
  • National Lottery Fund
  • National Lottery Fund


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