Pentabus Young Writers: National Programme

Pentabus is looking for 8-10 Young Writers to join writer Sophie Ellerby across six sessions to explore the principles of playwriting and work towards creating a 5 minute audio drama.

Pentabus Young Writers: National Programme

Are you aged 16-25? Interested in telling or writing stories? Would you like to learn to write a short audio play?

Pentabus is looking for 8-10 Young Writers to join writer Sophie Ellerby across six sessions to explore the principles of playwriting and work towards creating a 5 minute audio drama.

You will be guided from pitch to play, including a redraft process all with support and feedback. The final 5 minute plays will be professionally produced and released via our website and social media channels. The six sessions will take place monthly from November to March, on a Monday 7pm-9pm. 

Who:               Aged 16-25. 

This programme is aimed at young people who may not even know they’re writers yet. No previous writing experience is necessary.

Pentabus is the Nation’s Rural Theatre
Company and, as such, we are particularlyinterested in hearing from rural writers.

When:            
Mondays 7.30pm – 9pm, Dec 2020 – April 2021

7 Dec 20 , 4 Jan 21, 18 Jan 21,
8 Feb 21, 1 Mar 21, 22 Mar 21
April 21 Session TBC

Where:           Online

Cost:                FREE

For more information on how to apply please contact [email protected] 

Deadline for applications is Monday 23 November at 5pm

Header Image Credit: Pentabus

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Saskia is the Deputy Editor of Voice and has worked on campaigns such as International Women’s Day, Black History Month, and Anti-Bullying Week. Outside of Voice, Saskia is a published author (Hairvolution) and has guest featured in various other publications (The Women Writers’ Handbook/ Cosmopolitan/ The Highlight). She has a BA in Creative Writing and Journalism and an MA in Publishing. She is a mentor for Women of the World Global, has guest lectured at the University of Roehampton and has led seminars/panel talks on Race, Equality and Diversity. She was a 2022 Guest Judge for Dave (TV Channel) in search of the 'Joke of the Fringe'. She is 27-years-old, based in London, and loves to cook and explore new places in her spare time.

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