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Dramatic Writing Essentials

For adults 18+

Level: Beginner

Discover what makes effective characterisation and a good plot. Stretch your imagination and learn how to create original scripts.

Course components

  • Create and workshop your ideas for script development in a supportive environment.
  • Develop techniques for effective characterisation and receive feedback from an industry professional.
  • Undertake writing exercises to identify the structural differences between screen and play writing.


  • Script development techniques to create authentic characterisation.
  • A strong synopsis that captures the key principles of dramatic writing.
  • An awareness of the components of screen and playwriting.

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Read about our adults course categories to find a level that is right for you.

No experience necessary

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Please bring along a pen, notebook or electronic device and a bottle of water to all classes.

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