Workshop Wed 20 September 2023

Masterclass: Sending Out Your Script with Naomi Sumner Chan


You've written a play, now what? Where can you send your finished script and how do you make it stand out from the rest?

Led by playwright and dramaturg Naomi Sumner Chan, this masterclass is an "industry insider's" guide to submitting your work to theatres and playwriting competitions. Participants will gain an insight into where they can send their finished plays, the script reading process and what readers/judges are looking for as well as common mistakes to avoid. 

This workshop is suitable for playwrights of all levels of experience who feel ready to share their work with the world

Please bring a notebook, pen or laptop and be ready to share your thoughts and opinions.

Naomi is a Manchester based writer for theatre, television and radio and a freelance dramaturg. Her work has been performed at theatres across the North of England and in London including York Theatre Royal, CAST, Oldham Coliseum, Arcola Theatre and Theatre 503. In 2021 her play DOLLARS AND SENSE was shortlisted for The Women's Playwriting Prize and she is currently under commission with the Bush Theatre. Naomi is also a guest writer for Channel 4's Hollyoaks.

As a freelance script reader Naomi has read for The National Theatre, BBC Writersroom, Theatre 503, The Royal Court, Liverpool Everyman, Traverse and the Papatango Playwriting Award. She currently leads the Young Writers group at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.

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Wed 20 September 2023


Ten Queen Street




90 minutes

Age guidance


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