From Page to the Stage with Fathom Writers

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Theatre Director Andrew Pearson will be leading a two hour workshop on writing for stage, screen or radio at the latest workshop session organised by the Barton upon Humber based Fathom Writers.

In this two hour workshop, From the Page to the Stage, on Saturday May 15, Andrew will talk through the process of getting a script from an initial idea to a full blown production.

And the informal session will allow writers to discuss the process of getting a script on its feet, and practical advice on taking projects forward. There will also be the opportunity to look at adapting prose for performance and scripting for television, film and radio.

Andrew, who trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art has not only appeared in more than 35 productions on stage and screen but also directed shows both in this country and abroad as well as writing the musical scores for 23 shows including four original musicals.

In 2007 he co-created and directed Disposable People at the Marina Boatsheds in Hull as part of the William Wilberforce commemorations and  is a writer and performer in the comedy group Live Naked Idiots, as well as being a workshop leader for 15 years including the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in 2007

The workshops cost £10 or £5 for Fathom Writers members.  Booking is essential for these sessions and can be made by emailing fw@the-ropewalk.co.uk, telephoning 01652 660380 or calling in person to the Ropewalk Craft Gallery reception.

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