Playing With The Audience

Playing With The Audience

  • Wed 19 Sept, 2-5pm
  • £30/£25

Led by Phil Porter

Learn how to shape and subvert audience expectations, spring dramatic surprises and keep your audience on the edge of their seats.

Led by Soho 6 writer and author of our autumn show, Blink, hear more about Phil’s process from commission to co-production with nabokov.

Theatre credits include: The Cracks In My Skin (Manchester Royal Exchange, winner of the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting); Here Lies Mary Spindler (Royal Shakespeare Company/Latitude Festival); Stealing Sweets And Punching People (Theatre503/Off-Broadway) and a translation of Janos Hay’s The Stonewatcher (National Theatre). He has written extensively for young audiences, with original plays including The Flying Machine (Unicorn Theatre) and Smashed Eggs Pentabus Theatre, winner of the Arts Council Children’s Award) and numerous adaptations. Phil has also written several opera libretti including Doctor Quimpugh’s ompendium Of Peculiar Afflictions (Petersham Playhouse); Skitterbang Island (Polka Theatre/Little Angel Theatre); The Whale Savers (W11 Opera) and Pinocchio (Royal Opera House).

Book for the workshop and grab a ticket for Blink on 19 Sep, for just £10! Call our Box Office team on 0207 478 0100 to book.