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TV Writing Workshop with Ins Choi

New Earth Theatre and Park Theatre presents a FREE writing workshop.

Applications are open for a free two-day TV writing workshop on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th February for ESEA* writers led by the creator of Kim’s Convenience**, Ins Choi. The workshop will take place in person at Park Theatre, London.

Selected ESEA writers will be led through the nuts and bolts of a TV sitcom writing room experience demystifying the process in this fun, hands on writing workshop. Selected writers will pitch ideas, develop stories, outline, script, work individually and in groups over the course of two days. Writers will need to be available for both days all day as it’s cumulative in nature. 

Previous participants have been writers of film, TV, plays, sketch comedy, improv, stand up, fiction of varying experiences with an open spirit to creative adventure, learning, community building and a commitment to their craft.

* We use the term ESEA to mean those who identify as East Asian or South East Asian living and working in the UK. East and South East Asian descent includes: Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, North Korea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and their Diasporas.

** Kim’s Convenience is at the Park Theatre, London, from 8 January to 10 February.

How to apply

When you’re ready to apply, please send us an email to academy@newearththeatre.org.uk with the subject line “TV Writing Workshop” with the following documents:

  • An up-to-date CV
  • A one page cover letter introducing yourself and why this opportunity might benefit you at this time (please also confirm your availability for both days)
  • Five pages of an original writing sample (can be an extract from a play, TV/film script, sketch, stand up, prose; heavy on dialogue and it wouldn’t hurt if it’s funny too)
  • A completed equal opportunities form (download below)
Equal opportunities form

Deadline

The application deadline is Sunday 21st January at 5pm. We will notify the outcome of your application by email by Friday 26th January.

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