RANSACKING THE ARCHIVES: WRITING HISTORY INTO DRAMA
SATURDAY 23 JULY / 10AM – 1PM / $30
SUNDAY 24 JULY / 10AM – 1PM / $30
Join W!LD RICE’s Resident Playwright Alfian Sa’at as he takes you through various exercises to find inspiration for drama and fiction from historical documents such as photographs, oral history interviews and newspaper cuttings. How can one try to reproduce the nuances of a bygone era in one’s playwriting? How much creative liberty can one take with the source material? Through his experience of writing historical epic HOTEL, Alfian will share tips and strategies for turning ‘boring’ history into compelling works of art.
To register, please contact Ross Toh at 6292-2695 or firstname.lastname@example.org