Specialist Module – Playwriting

Get it on Stage!


MKCW –  ‘Creative Writing: The World on Stage’  Course Outline  

Thanks for enrolling in the course. I hope you enjoy it and find it very rewarding. Please see the outline below. If you have any further queries relating to the course, please email info@martinkeaveney.com.

Week 1

Introduction to Live Performance Writing

Week 2

Campfires & Language

Week 3

Greek Theatre

Week 4

The Character

Week 5

Renaissance Theatre

Week 6

Story on Stage

Week 7


Week 8


Week 9


Week 10


Week 11


Week 12

Special Focus

Participants have the option to submit weekly writing for feedback and read their material during weekly workshop. A Final Project option is available to all at the end of the course.

Reading list

Readings are optional but they are helpful for weekly discussion.

Stanislavski, Constantin. An Actor Prepares. Bloomsbury, 2013. (First published 1936).

Brecht, Bertolt. 1928 The Threepenny Opera Methuen Drama , 2005. (1928)

Others TBA.


x12 weeks includes weekly workshop +  editorial response on Final Project of 60 page stage sample plus full play synopsis + LIVEWRITE full access – €289.99 Book here  

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