Rewriting Justice is a one day introductory course for theatre-artists, early career playwrights and criminal justice professionals with an interest in the specialised field of theatre, women and criminal justice.
Through drama activities and theatre writing exercises, group work and discussion, participants will:
• Learn creative ideas and exercises for running playwriting courses with women in criminal justice settings
• Explore best practice when working creatively with vulnerable groups
• Gain confidence and skills for managing challenging situations
• Hear insights about working in prisons as a playwright for Clean Break
The day will be facilitated by Anna Herrmann (Clean Break) and Vivienne Franzmann (playwright).
Anna has worked in the theatre and social change sector for over twenty-five years, as an actor, facilitator/tutor, director and senior arts manager. She has been Head of Education at Clean Break since 2002 leading it's award-winning education programme and more recently its professional development programme. Vivienne was a drama teacher for 13 years and has taught playwriting around the UK and internationally. In 2008, she won a Bruntwood Playwriting Award with her first play ‘Mogadishu’ and went on to be awarded the George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright in 2010. Vivienne was Resident Playwright for Clean Break Theatre Company in 2012. In 2014, Vivienne’s fourth play, commissioned by Clean Break, ‘Pests’ was co-produced by the Manchester Royal Exchange and the Royal Court, followed by a national tour.
We are offering 3 free bursary places to applicants who have had personal experience of the criminal justice system. If you qualify for one of these places please email email@example.com quoting 'Rewriting Justice bursary place' stating why you are eligible and what you would like to get out of the day.
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