Past Writers' Workshops & Events

Past Writers' Workshops & Events

On this page you can find a list of our previous workshops including comments from particpants and resources from the events.

It feels like the playwriting equivalent of a gym workout with a trainer.” The Guardian

Hub Monthly Night

7 November 2011, 8pm

£5/£3

Soho Theatre’s in-house community of playwrights create lively evenings of brand new short works. Contributors for this evening include: Inua El...

Summer School

20 July 2010

Soho Theatre piloted a six-part summer school for artists between 20-29 July 2010.  It explored new forms of interactive narrative and performanc...

The Story Unfolds

19 October 2011, 7pm

£30 /£25

Writing about today’s world as it changes, Georgia Fitch (ADRENALINE...HEART & I LIKE MINE WITH A KISS) leads an open access workshop drawing o...

Structure 2.0

23 February 2012, 12-4pm

£40 /£30

BOOK NOW Led by Dan Rebellato How do you create satisfying and engaging play structures? How can you find the structure that works for your play a...

The Clinic 1: Starting Your Writing Year

14-15 January 2012, 10-6pm

£160/£125

BOOK NOW Led by Duncan Macmillan and Sarah Dickenson “As I walked out of the theatre on Sunday evening I had my idea sorted, lots of confidenc...

The Writer’s Journey

15 May 12-4pm

£45/£30

SOLD OUT Sustaining a career and feeding the soul In Partnership with Spread The Word, led by Sarah Dickenson, Ed Harris and Paul Ashton Great wri...

The Distance between the Page and the Stage

6 June, 2-5pm

£30/£25

BOOK NOW Led by Ella Hickson Should a script be a blueprint for production or is it only a starting point to be developed by a director? How much ...

Hub Utopia

24 June, 6pm

£5/£3

FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY… In response to our new production UTOPIA, the Hub present 4 unique and original visions of a perfect world from Soho Theatre...

The Clinic: Summer School

21-22 July, 10-6pm

£160/£125

Book Now Led by Oladipo Agboluaje, Catriona Craig, Joe Murphy and Sarah Dickenson The Clinic: Summer School Soho holds three Clinics a year – in...

Perfectly Formed 2: The Essentials of Dramatic Storytelling

7-10pm Jan 29, Feb 12, March 12, April 16,

£100 for all four

Led by Duncan Macmillan SOLD OUT Following on from last year’s sell out sessions, we’re delighted to welcome Duncan Macmillan back to lead his...

The Clinic: Inspirations

13-14 Oct, 10-6pm

£160/£125

BOOK NOW “I feel like I’ve been given permission to explore my work and I’ve found out a lot about my characters.”- Alexandra Johnson S...

VBA London Workshops & Events

In conjunction with the competition we’ll be hosting the following VBA Workshops & Events in London.

Diaspora Drama

9 October 2010 12-5pm

Led by Ade Solanke, Nina Steiger and Oladipo Agboluaje A one-day follow-up session to Soho’s inaugural Diaspora Drama workshop, offering exercis...

Hounded

Fri 11 Nov, 7pm & 9pm

£12/£10

Presented by Slingshot The smells of the city tell a story. Follow your nose across town to uncover invisible trails. But as you move through the...

The Clinic 2: Soho Sessions

10-11 March 2012, 10-6pm

£160/£125

BOOK NOW Led by Steve Marmion, Nina Steiger, Jemma Kennedy and VBA winner Thomas Eccleshare. “I liked how it broke up the colossus of playwri...

Regional: Page to Stage- Foundations Workshop

27 January, 10.30am

£15/£12

Presented in association with Menagerie as part of Hotbed at The Junction Theatre, Cambridge Led by Thomas Eccleshare Presented by Menagerie Thea...

Perfectly Formed: The Essentials of Dramatic Storytelling

30 May, 27 June, 25 July, 29 Aug, 7-10pm

£30/£25

SOLD OUT Led by Duncan Macmillan This Summer Award-winning playwright, Duncan Macmillan will lead a season of intimate evening workshops in our Wr...

Regional: Developing Your Voice and Being Heard

27 July, 3pm

£10/£7.50

Led by Sarah Dickenson at The Courtyard Theatre, Herefordshire as part of the Write On Festival Come and unearth the elements of your own unique p...

Thebes, London, Hollywood: Where the Three Roads Meet

30 Oct, 2-5pm

£30/£25

Led by Colin Teevan BOOK NOW Through a series of talks, group discussions and writing exercises this workshop looks at different ways of using exi...

Playing With The Audience

19 Sep, 2-5pm

£30/£25

Book Now Led by Phil Porter Learn how to shape and subvert audience expectations, spring dramatic surprises and keep your audience on the edge of ...

Comedy Clinic

16-17 Feb 10-6pm

18+ year olds

£160/£125

Soho Theatre holds three Clinics a year – intensive weekend workshops designed to challenge your writing practice, explore the craft of theatre-...

VBA Regional workshops

Alongside our London workshops, we’ll also be running several workshops across the UK in our partner venues.

The Clinic

Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 August 2011, 10am - 6pm

£150 (£120 discounts)

Soho’s intensive weekend writing workshop returns in August, open to playwrights of all levels of experience. An inspiring weekend workshop desi...

The Writer's Voice & Vision

10 November 2011, 10am

£40 /£30

Developing your USPIn partnership with Spread The Word, led by Paul Ashton and Nina Steiger

Hub Monthly Night: March

26 March, 8pm

£5/£3

BOOK NOW Soho Theatre’s in-house community of playwrights, The Hub, are a group of some of the most diverse and exciting voices about. Following...

Regional: Writers' Workshop

27 January, 2pm

£15/£12

Presented in association with Menagerie as part of Hotbed at The Junction Theatre, Cambridge Led by Thomas Eccleshare An interactive workshop with...

Dirty Great Dramatic Poetry

27 March, 2-5pm

£30/£25

Led by Richard March and Katie Bonna BOOK NOW Join Richard Marsh and Katie Bonna, joint Fringe First winners for Dirty Great Love Story, for an un...

Jasmin Vardimon Masterclass

13 November 2010

I thought it was a great experience and I’m glad I came all the way from Leeds to London, it was definitely worth it. ...

Regional Playwriting Workshop at Bristol Old Vic

3 October 2011, 2.30 - 5pm

£10

Join Soho Theatre’s Senior Reader, Sarah Dickenson, for a lively workshop exploring style and theatricality at Bristol Old Vic.

Regional Playwriting Workshop at Salisbury Arts Centre

8 October, 1 - 4pm

£15/ £7

Unearth the elements of your own unique playwriting style in this practical workshop led by Senior Reader, Sarah Dickenson.

Regional: Playwriting Workshop at Liverpool Everyman Playhouse

19th November 2011, 1pm

£5

Being Brave, Bold and Beautiful Led by Sarah Dickenson at Liverpool Playhouse Studio A lively workshop focusing on style and theatricality. Throug...

Hub Monthly Night: February

6 February, 8pm

£5/£3

BOOK NOW Soho Theatre’s in-house community of playwrights, The Hub, are a group of some of the most diverse and exciting voices about. Following...

Regional Playwriting workshop at Mansfield Palace Theatre

29 March 2012, 6-8.30pm

£5

Developing Your Voice and Being Heard Come and unearth the elements of your own unique playwriting style in this practical workshop led by Soho Th...

Crafting A Play

14 April, 11-4.30pm

18+ year olds

£60/ £45

Led by Paula Stanic (Soho Six 2012). SOLD OUT In Partnership with Spread The Word Is there a play in your head that your have been trying to get o...

Mind The Gap

1 Nov, 22 Nov, 7-10pm

£30/£25

Theatricality and the Space Between the Playwright and the Audience. Led by Thomas Eccleshare This November, Verity Bargate Award Winner and Pears...

Regional: Finding Your Voice

26 May, 1pm

£10

Unlock the elements of your own unique playwriting style Led by Soho Theatre’s Artistic Associate Dan Herd at Mac, Birmingham The session will e...

Regional: Fringe Benefits

26 May, 4pm

FREE

Panel Discussion including Soho Theatre’s Artistic Associate Dan Herd Mac, BirminghamHexagon In these straightened times, what are the avenues f...