20 June, 2008


Continuing Drama – Nations and Regions Courses

Developed and run in close association with ITV Wales and ITV Yorkshire, this course is designed to kick-start your career in television. Split between theoretical work, studying an episode of Emmerdale, and practical work on your own ideas, the introductory workshop will give you an amazing understanding of the realities of television writing. A two-month distance-mentoring session follows, challenging you to develop an original 23-minute piece of television drama. The best will be produced and filmed on the Emmerdale sets by a professional cast and crew.

Submission deadline for Nations: 20th June 08

Submission deadline for Regions: 27th June 08

For application forms, email shamsul@tapsnet.org or visit www.tapsnet.org


Tamasha New Writing - South Asian Only

Tamasha New Writing is an intensive two-week course which seeks to develop the artistic individuality of its participants. You might be a young, aspiring playwright wanting a bridge into professional employment, or an established artist looking to develop your skills in writing for theatre.

Free to take part - This full time course is offered free to successful applicants, and you will receive a weekly allowance towards lost earnings. In addition, participants from outside Greater London can also apply for a reimbursement of relocation expenses.

How to apply - No formal qualifications are necessary to apply for this course. Applicants must, however, be able to demonstrate a strong desire to pursue a career in writing professionally for theatre, and be of South Asian background. Sections 34 7.2 and 37 of the Race Relations Act 1976 apply to this initiative.

Deadline for applications: Monday 30 June 2008 at 5pm
Interviews will be held w/c Monday 14 July 2008
Course Dates: 3-17 September 2008

For an application pack, please contact Zoe Cooper on 020 7633 2270 or email admin@tamasha.org.uk


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