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Work with leading WA playwrights to hone your writing skills for theatre and performance. Next course scheduled for May 2024.

“WriteNOW gave me the confidence and knowledge to write for theatre.”

– Member

With tutelage from professional Western Australian playwrights, WriteNOW helps eager young writers develop their craft for theatre. This 6-week course empowers participants to tell Western Australian stories from a youth perspective and boosts individual skills in storytelling/writing, narrative structuring and development, and the building of plot and characters.

2024 WriteNOW tutors are yet to be announced. Past program tutors include leading industry professionals: Andrew Sutherland, Scott McArdle, Hellie Turner, Sam Nerida and Zac James.

Participants who complete this writing course are encouraged to participate in Writing Day for 24Hr Play Generator. 24Hr Play Generator 2024 is scheduled for Saturday 29 June.

Dates Description Time & Venue
Jul/Aug – Nov 2023 All Ability WriteNOW, for young writers aged 13-26 y.o. Ensemble Access Course replaces this.
9 May – 13 Jun 2024 WriteNOW, for emerging writers aged 15-26 y.o. 6-8pm, WAYTCo Studio

Sign-up form for this course is not currently available.