15 June 2024

Untamed Pages III: The Rehearsal

Playwriting workshop with Rebecca Crookshank

Alserkal Arts Foundation

Starts 11:00 am

Ends 3:00 pm

Venue Alserkal Arts Foundation

Warehouse 50/51


Please silence your phones; the stage is set for rehearsal.

How do we infuse the essence of ‘playinto playwriting?

Writers, artists and performers are invited to join playwright, screenwriter, and visual artist Rebecca Crookshank as she guides us through the dynamic world of the rehearsal room. This marks the third instalment of the Untamed Pages series where we continue our exploration of the craft of playwriting rooted in the celebration of kinship and mythologies from our everyday lives.

Beginning with a series of theatre games and playful improv, the workshop invites us to untame the rituals of stagecraft and trace the dramatic arc sparked during the rehearsal as it carries through to live performance. Throughout the workshop you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in your creative process, encouraging exploration and growth.

Note: We kindly request that you arrive on time to ensure a smooth experience for you and your peers. Please dress comfortably and bring an item of clothing, costume or accessory that resonates with your performance persona.

Date: Saturday, 15 June 2024
Time: 11AM - 3PM
Location: WH51, Common Room, Alserkal Arts Foundation


About 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 and Director Ham Tran (Maika) an original TV series commissioned by the BBC + Rope Ladder Fiction + the stage adaptation of Craig Zobel’s 2012 film, Compliance in New York. Rebecca is an inaugural member of BAFTA Connect.


Artwork courtesy Tash Elena and Nourel Huda, featuring photographs by Daryll Borja.