Scriptwriting in Practice: a scriptwriting course, with a specially recruited company of professional actors, offered by The Manchester Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University in partnership with North West Playwrights.
Location: Central Manchester
For early-career scriptwriters or graduates with scriptwriting experience, this course emphasises writing for actors, and offers the opportunity to develop an original 45-minute play with
Extracts from the final scripts will be presented in rehearsed readings as part of MMU’s Script in Hand Showcase for a public audience.
Applicants should already have completed a play for the stage, TV or radio, which can include plays submitted to an undergraduate or other writing course, at MMU, or elsewhere.
For those wishing to gain a formal qualification the course offers 20 credits at MA level which can be taken into a full-length Master’s programme. Participants taking this course with two other short courses from our suite can gain a Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Writing.
For more information and an application form please contact James Draper on +44 (0) 161 247 1787 or j.dr...@mmu.ac.uk.