OTC are committed to:
- Staging the very best of our writers’ work
- Developing diverse and socially responsible
projects and courses covering all aspects of
- Providing a free script reading service
- Holding regular public and private readings of
work in development
UNLOCKING THE DIRECTOR'S IMAGINATION:
We are now enlisting directors for our next week-long textual analysis course with renowned theatre director Irina Brown. This course will explore the European tradition of textual analysis, providing a toolbox for unlocking complex dramatic texts and for discovering your own creative vision. Email us if you would like to know more.
NEW PLAY SURGERIES:
48 plays in 24 weeks.
This free, live feedback service for playwrights will see your play critiqued by three different readers during an open and lively discussion. Regardless of your levels of experience we promise to provide supportive and constructive criticism.
If you are a writer with a new play and would like to meet one of our panels please get in touch.
NOTE: The waiting list for Surgeries is now FULL.
Please check back here for further updates.
St Dunstan's is the National charity for blind service and ex-sevicemen that has a training and rehabilitation centre near Brighton within a nursing home. Using interviews with St Dunstaners of different generations this research and development project will conclude with performances based on their heroic testimonies.
THEATRE AGAINST GUNS:
Prompted by the recent deaths of young people in both the UK and South Africa at the hands of guns, OTC begin development on a long-term conflict resolution project in London, Birmingham, Cape Town and Johannesburg.
Patrons: John Kani, Janet Suzman
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Get your work heard.
Add your play to the pool of material considered for our bi-annual Writers’ Block weeks.
WORK IN DEVELOPMENT:
IMMORTALS by Richard Vincent
1980. Les and Mike are happy being nobodies. They blend in. They are invisible. This way they can fulfil their ambitions: to kill the beautiful and the famous. So they can die young. So they become immortals.