On the left side of the image, a white NT Connections logo is on a pink background. On the right is a picture of Brian Mullin, a white man with short dark hair. He has a notebook and pen in his hands and is looking thoughtfully at something off screen.
Sat 24 Apr

NT Connections Workshop: Intro to Writing for the Theatre

Join writer Brian Mullin for this introduction to writing for the theatre. 

This interactive workshop for playwriting beginners aged 13 - 19 will include a number of creative writing exercises to help get you started on your way to creating your own work.

Brian Mullin is a writer, theatre-maker and writing tutor. His debut play We Wait in Joyful Hope premiered at Theatre503 following his residency there as one of the 503Five playwrights. He has worked across a range of genres, including devised work and opera, as well as autobiographical theatre with his new piece as writer-performer Live to Tell, which he is developing this year as one of artsdepot's 2021 Residency Artists. 

Brian teaches playwriting for the NT Learning Department, City Lit and St Mary's University amongst other institutions.

Venue: wherever you like! (join online)

This workshop is part of the National Theatre Connections Festival 2021, two weeks of online workshops and performances celebrating the theatre-makers of tomorrow. 

This workshop is for young people aged 13 - 19 only. 

It will be taking place on Zoom and will last for approximately 1hr 30 mins. 

Here’s how you access the workshop: 

1. We’ll send you the Zoom ID and password 1 hour before the workshop via email. 
2. Make sure you have a device with Zoom downloaded and you’ve created a FREE account 
3. When it’s time for the workshop to start, log into your Zoom account, input the meeting ID and password, turn on your audio and video camera and wait in the ‘waiting room’ until the host lets you in

Please keep your camera on during the workshop. And please note that photography and audio / visual recording is not permitted during the workshop

Booking Info


Ages 13 - 19 only

This workshop will take place on Zoom. Bookers will receive a link to join the workshop via email, at least 1 hour before the start time.