Write a gem or solve a murder with these unique theatre events

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The Basin Theatre’s Writing Masterclass with Hannie Rayson and Michael Cathcart

Readers! Have you ever thought about writing a play for stage or screen, but don’t know where to start?

Have an idea for performance and would like to develop it further?

Want to learn how to develop interesting and dynamic characters?

Need to understand the turning points in your work?

Come and join The Basin Theatre for the Characters and Turning Points Masterclass with two of Australia’s finest drama professionals, Award-winning playwright Hannie Rayson and theatre maker and ABC presenter and director Michael Cathcart will help you hone your techniques for creating dynamic and exciting scenarios.

This exclusive five hour masterclass will provide an engaging and interactive environment to help you to tell your story in a series of dramatic turning points whilst structuring it for maximum impact, developing richer and interesting characters and unleashing a contest of ideas and subplots.

This is your chance to learn from the best in the business and promises to be an exciting and productive day.

Venue: The Basin Theatre

Doongalla Road, The Basin

Saturday 29 July 10am – 4pm (with one hour for lunch)

Registrations at 9.30am.

Numbers are limited so book now by calling Ticket Secretary on 1300 784 668.

CPP Community Theatre Fundraiser

You are cordially invited to attend a 1920s Murder Mystery Party to be held at the New York City Jazz Club The Cat’s Meow.

As the guest you have the chance to portray the roles of staff, entertainers and guests and then investigate the murder that will take place throughout the evening. There will also be a performance by the CPP Choir, a raffle and gold coin games on the evening so bring along cash (or card).

When: Saturday 29 July 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

Where: The Factory, Unit 20/ 63 – 71 Bayfield Road, East Bayswater

What to bring, BYO drinks, nibbles and gold coins for games.

Bookings Essential

Book single tickets or a table of ten.

Bookings: www.trybooking.com/CJRW