The annual 3-day festival, crammed full of workshops and talks on all aspects of scriptwriting across TV, Radio, Theatre and Film, returns to Belfast on the 28th, 29th and 30th of January. Writers speaking at 360° 2015 include: Stuart Carolan, Peter McKenna, Eoin McNamee, Abbie Spallen and Toby Whithouse. There will also be introductions to the Space Open Call, the Bruntwood […]
Dramaturgy at Tinderbox
Tinderbox has an all year programme providing dramaturgical support and processes for writers, theatre workers and other artists exploring theatre as a medium.
Please visit the Writers Centre for full details of our different initiatives for writers: from the start of writers’ interest in writing for the stage to professional commissions. Click here for the Writers Centre
We run an annual programme for aspiring stage writers between 16 and 25 called Fireworks. This is a 4-5 months long programme of workshops and writing a short play performed by professional actors. Click here for more info on Fireworks – Young Writers Programme
Tinderbox initiates in collaboration with other companies and organizations a range of Special Projects that aim to create events and opportunities for theatre practitioners and stage writers. Click here to find out more about the Special Projects
In addition, Tinderbox administers the Joint Sectoral Dramaturgy Project - a sector wide project encouraging a rigorous approach to new work and available to theatre companies and practitioners across Northern Ireland. The project is funded by the Arts Council Northern Ireland.
If you have any queries about Dramaturgy at Tinderbox or queries for Hanna Slättne please contact her via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are proud to be funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation for a three-year new writing project running 2008 – 2011. Click here for more details of the NEW STAGES programme and The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Tinderbox Dramaturg Hanna Slattne joins a panel on supporting new work and playwrights at the Irish Writers Centre in Dublin this week. The event ‘Playwriting – making it work, getting it on’, is organised by the Stewart Parker Trust and is chaired by Sean Rocks presenter of Arena the Arts and Entertainment programme on RTE […]
Big subjects, exotic worlds, complex situations, supernatural stirrings.
Tinderbox is proud to present 6 short new plays by our 6 Young Writers taking part of Fireworks this year: Kathryn Jenkins, Terry McCartan, Susannah McKenna, Christopher Moore, Holly Murdock and Shannen O’Doherty
The showcase is taking place at the Brian Friel Theatre at Queens on Monday 29th September, 7.30pm.
Tickets are free but limited so please book in advance:
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