Writing workshops with the royal court
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily NewsThe British Council will be hosting New Writing Workshops with the Royal Court and has extended the deadline to apply to July 15.
The British Council is offering playwrights in Turkey the opportunity to work with one of the U.K.’s leading national theater companies for a week-long intensive writing workshop in Istanbul in the fall of 2013. The applications will be assessed by a panel consisting of representatives of the British Council, the Royal Court and theater professionals in Turkey.
The program will be designed for the needs and interests of each writer and will provide an opportunity for participants to explore new ideas with support from theater professionals. Writers will be encouraged to work in their native language. At the end of the workshop each writer will propose an outline for a contemporary and original play. Following the workshop, the participants will submit their play to the Royal Court. The Royal Court will continue to work with playwrights over two years to develop the plays.
The workshops are over a period of 18 months.