Facilitated by Kathryn Goldie – Writer/ Filmmaker (Artist in Residence)

This Workshop is Now Closed

ENQUIRIES: info@colourboxstudio.com

DATE: Sat 6 July, 2013
TIME: 1:00PM – 3:30PM


Want to write for performance but not sure how to start? Come to Colour Box Studio and we’ll go through a process to create an interesting character and take them on a journey that an audience will want to follow! What makes a compelling character? What makes a good story? Why doesn’t my anecdote work as a play? How do I write dialogue? What’s the difference between writing for film or theatre? We’ll start from scratch and by the end of the workshop, you’ll have a piece of writing that we can read aloud—the first step to performance! We’ll also talk about the next steps: redrafting and editing, and how you can get your writing performed in front of an audience. Two to two-and-a-half hours. Bring pen, paper and your imagination, and be prepared to experiment!


Kathryn Goldie – Biography

Kathryn Goldie is a writer and film-maker. A graduate of VCA School of Film and TV, her short films have screened at 39 film festivals and her short plays have been performed at 16 Australian play festivals. She is currently writing a novel and completing studies in screenwriting at RMIT.

Her script Bodysurfer was commended in the 2010 Fellowship of Australian Writers’ National Literary Awards, and the film is the eighth she has written and directed. Her 2008 short film Steak, funded by the then-Australian Film Commission’s Raw Nerve initiative, was a finalist in the Melbourne Queer Film Festival’s City of Melbourne Awards and won Best Narrative in the RMIT Student Film Awards. Her 2007 short, Duck Soup, has screened at 21 film festivals from Sydney to San Francisco, Berlin to Mumbai. Kathryn’s short play The Kind of Man was a finalist in Short + Sweet Melbourne 2011, a festival for which she has also directed.

Bodysurfer, film shot in 2012 with Kevin Dee (Jared)

Still from “Bodysurfer”, film shot in 2012 with Kevin Dee (Jared)

Her other short plays, including A Matter of Taste and Sensitivity, have been performed in Melbourne, Sydney and Armidale. Kathryn also recorded visual score Cubular Oceans for contemporary music ensemble 3 Shades Black’s 2011 Melbourne Fringe Festival show, Moving Scores, which also played in Beijing in 2012 and at the 2013 Auckland Fringe Festival. Her video art piece, Once Upon A Time in the West, was projected as part of Colour Box Studio’s Façade in February 2013.

Please bring paper, pen or laptop. Please make sure you have read Terms and Conditions before booking.



THANKS so much for your participation and see you there. Please email info@colourboxstudio.com if you have any questions.


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