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Royal Court Theatre professionals offer playwriting workshop in y-stanbul.

ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Amateur and professional theater playwrights from Turkey will have the opportunity to work with professionals from London's Royal Court Theatre to improve their playwriting skills in ystanbul next month.

Turkish playwrights will come together with playwrights Mark Ravenhill and Zinnie Harris and theater director Richard Twyman in an admission-free workshop at Beyoy-lu's Cezayir Restaurant on June 3 as part of an extended playwriting program from June 2 to 7.

A joint effort between the British Council in Turkey and the Royal Court Theatre playwriting workshop program, June's event will mark the second time that Royal Court Theatre professionals have held a workshop with Turkish playwrights in ystanbul. The first workshop took place in 2013 after participants were selected from 100 entries from across Turkey, and then the Turkish playwrights worked on their texts under the guidance of the London theatre professionals, according to information on the website of the Turkey branch of the British Council.

The second part of the program in June is designed according to the needs and interests of the participants and will provide the means for them to explore new ideas about playwriting with help from the Royal Court Theatre professionals.

The participants will be encouraged to write in their native language, and Turkish translation will be available during the workshop.

(Cihan/Today's Zaman) CyHAN

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Date:May 26, 2014
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