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On Directing New Plays - Masterclass with James Macdonald, Tramshed


The Tramshed is excited to offer this amazing Zoom Masterclass as part of our Progression programme of artist development for emerging artists aged 16 to 25:


Sat 13 Mar 2021 - 10.30am - 5pm

Zoom Masterclass

A day that will explore working on new plays - offering ideas, techniques and stories to shed light on the process of collaborating with playwrights, actors and designers

James Macdonald was associate and deputy director of the Royal Court from 1992 – 2006. More recently he has worked for the National Theatre, the Donmar, the Almeida, Hampstead Theatre, the Royal Court and in the West End – directing work by Caryl Churchill, Lucy Kirkwood, Annie Baker, Mike Bartlett, Edward Albee, Cordelia Lynn, Rory Mullarkey, William Congreve, Anne Carson and Euripedes. In New York he has worked for the Public Theater, the Lincoln Center, the Atlantic, NYTW - and on Broadway for MTC and Roundabout. He also directed the film version of A NUMBER for HBO/BB.

To register your interest, please complete the online form.

Age: 16-25 years

Please note this opportunity is FREE for all.

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