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Online Workshop: Writing your Own Role

Online Workshop: Writing your Own Role

Tutor: Lydia Parker

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Lydia Parker is artistic director of Over Here Theatre Company which produced ObamAmerica, a festival of new American short plays at Theatre503. Directing work includes Dolphins and Sharks, and Our American Cousin at the Finborough Theatre, The Actor’s Nightmare at the Park Theatre  and many short plays for Little Pieces of Gold. Her plays American Dream and Gringo were produced at the Union Theatre and New Wimbledon Studio. Her short play A Better Pronoun was published last year in Short Plays with Great Roles for Women by Routledge Press.  She has also had plays performed at the Old Red Lion, Southwark Playhouse, Drayton Arms and Leicester Square Theatre. Lydia has cowritten comedy sketches for BBC Radio 4 and a live sitcom at Canal CafĂ© with Maureen Oakeley.  She has recently co-written the music comedy web series The Band Formerly Known As with her daughter Sabrina and is currently writing short monologues for a new online series.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that during this period of closure, online workshops are non-refundable and non-transferrable, unless a workshop is cancelled by The Actors Centre, in which case you will be entitled to a full refund.

Please also note that we cannot refund due to technical or connectivity issues. Please ensure that you have a strong WiFi connection before booking a space on one of our workshops. It is necessary to arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start time to allow enough time to rectify any potential technical issues as we cannot delay the commencement of any workshop for individual participant concerns.

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