|Date||Fri 21 Oct (7-10pm) - Sat 22 Oct (10am -5pm)|
|Location||Hawk's Well Theatre|
Literary Manager, Fishamble
with Gavin Kostick - Weekend course
Through Friday evening and all day Saturday, participants will be actively engaged through example, discussion and exercises in a practical and creative way to develop their playwriting skills.
Examples will be drawn from the latest successful new writing for the Irish stage. Participants need only bring pen and paper and a willingness to join in!
As Literary Manager at Fishamble, Gavin works with new writers for theatre through a variety of courses, script development workshops and award-winning schemes. Gavin is also an award-winning playwright. His works have been produced nationally and internationally. Favourite works for Fishamble include The Ash Fire, The Flesh Addicts and The End of The Road. Works for other companies include This is What We Sang for Kabosh, Fight Night, The Games People Play and At the Ford for RISE Productions and Gym Swim Party with Danielle Galligan in co-production with The O'Teilly Theatre. He wrote the libretto for the opera The Alma Fetish composed by Raymond Deane, performed at the National Concert Hall. As a performer he performed Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness: Complete, a six hour show for Absolut Fringe, Dublin Theatre Festival and The London Festival of Literature at the Southbank. He has recently completed a new version of The Odyssey, supported by Kilkenny Arts Festival.