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Writers Group And Monthly Playwright Swap Meet

Writers Group And Monthly Playwright Swap Meet

Kia ora koutou,

Wellington's playwright group starts up again on Monday at 6.30pm here at Playmarket but this year we also welcome all to pop in as they see fit fortnightly or for monthly sessions which involve guests providing a sharing of skills and experience. See below for details. For further queries Facilitator Janie Walker's details are at the bottom of this email. Mark

A Writing Group for Playwrights
Mondays, Fortnightly 6.30pm
Playmarket, Level 2,
16 Cambridge Tce
1st 2004 session ­ 1st March

This year Playmarket is bringing together a valuable new opportunity for playwrights with a monthly guest to its regular Playgroup. ALLCOMERS INTERESTED IN PLAYWRITING ARE WELCOME. Guests providing their perspective include:

March 15

Mark Amery - Playing to Your Strengths & Playmarket

April 12

Susan Wilson - Getting produced: the Theatre and the Play

May 10

Briar Grace-Smith - Playwriting and the Poetic

June 14

Stephen Bain - The Playwright and the Devisor

Playgroup meets once a fortnight and is a chance for writers to develop their work. The group bounce ideas, share work, receive and give feedback, and give their imaginations a work-out. Later in the year, attendees will also have an opportunity to present some of their work at Playmarket¹s The Session.

For more info, contact Janie Walker on (04) 383 5353 or

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