Workshop
22 October 2022

UN-WRITING

with Rebecca Crookshank

22 October 2022 | Alserkal Arts Foundation

Starts 11:00 am

Ends 5:00 pm

Venue Alserkal Arts Foundation

Warehouse 50/51

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In the first of a series of creative happenings with Rebecca Crookshank, apply now to take part in UN-WRITING on Saturday 22 October from 11 - 5pm at Common Room (Warehouse 51).

This workshop invites young playwrights, writers, and creatives to explore the role of audiences and community through a composition of craft, chance, serendipity, words and silence. Introducing her transdisciplinary influences and experimental approach to form, Rebecca gently guides participants through writing exercises, drawing elements from the unconscious and creating a space to immerse ourselves in the process as if it was the work itself. Ignited by rituals of daily life, we absorb and gather our own creative processes as we write and unwrite together.

To participate, please apply here by Thursday 13 October with a short bio and a letter that begins with the line “Dear… I decided to make up a story for you, I hope you like it” and continue the story for someone (500 words max).

Confirmed participants will be notified on Monday 17 October

Rebecca Crookshank

Artist | Screenwriter | Playwright | Performer | Person

Her first play Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, published by Oberon books, an award-winning autobiographical play, received its international premiere on 42nd Street, New York. Shortlisted for a Liberty Human Rights Arts Award + nominated for four Broadway World Awards. Alumni of the Old Vic 12, her practice has been fuelled by two British Council artistic residencies in Vietnam + a development deal with Sky Drama. She is currently developing a slate of projects for film, TV + theatre across the globe including a UK/Vietnam revenge thriller film with BFI Vision Awardee Jude Goldrei, an original TV series with Cameron Roach at Rope Ladder Fiction + the stage adaptation of Craig Zobel’s 2012 film, Compliance in New York. Rebecca is part of BAFTA/BFI Crew 2021/22 and is currently a guest resident at Alserkal Arts Foundation.

Photo by Rebecca Crookshank, 2022