WOULD YOU LIKE TO WRITE A PLAY FOR SESSIONS HOUSE?
Sessions House Arts Centre is proud to host through the Kilkenny
Carlow Education & Training Board Weekend Radio Drama Writing
Workshops. Cost of the workshop is €25 per person There are two weekend workshops running on the following dates:
SATURDAY 5TH OCTOBER 10 AM -5PM SUNDAY 6TH OCTOBER 10 AM -5PM
SATURDAY 19TH OCTOBER 10AM-5PM SUNDAY 20TH OCTOBER 10AM-5PM
Radio Drama and Performance Workshop - wherein a radio play will be
devised, developed, scripted and performed, specifically for and about
The Sessions House Arts Centre, the old Court House and Gaol in
Thomastown, Kilkenny Incorporating the rich history of the building,
participants will devise a short piece for radio which they will
subsequently perform and record under the facilitation of playwright,
Gillian Grattan. The workshop will explore the following; script
writing, editing, acting, creating sound effects, character creation and
development, microphone technique and the physicality of radio acting.
Content: • Development of a story and plot which directly relates to Sessions House. • Devising and writing of the script or scripts. • Performance of the piece by participants for recording.
• Sound effects which will be sourced by participants as the project
will be recorded in the traditional style: ie: no computerised effects. • Music, an original piece to be devised by participants. • Recording the piece, in a professional studio setting • Performance of the piece to an audience in November at Session House.