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New Writing & Dramaturgy: A Literary Manager & New Works Perspective

Date: 8 Jun 2024
Location: The Old Electric
literature | talk | theatre

In this introduction to practical dramaturgy and literary management, Frank Peschier will share her tips on approaching theatres, producers and navigating open submission and prizes. She will discuss how companies like Headlong seek out new work, and what they are looking for to help unlock new opportunities. We will clarify the nuts and bolts of commissioning, the wonderful world of contracts, adaptations, rights and royalties. Through writing exercises and discussion, we will also explore the art of dramaturgy and its pivotal role in shaping your work to be the best it can be.

Reclaim Blackpool - Mapping Sexual Harrasment
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    Antonia Charlesworth Stack is a journalist and editor from Blackpool. She was deputy editor of Big Issue North magazine and is editor of Blackpool Social Club. Antonia is also the founder of Reclaim Blackpool, a women's safety campaign that began life as an article she wrote for Blackpool Social Club. She's a contributing author to the Lancashire Stories anthology with her story about a Blackpool performer, The Call of The Sea. The book is available for free in libraries across the county.