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Coaxing Your Play Into Being Workshop

Saturday October 15, 2011;  10 am to 4 pm

213 Sterling Rd., Studio 204  map


Our job as designers [writers and artists] is to learn how to connect with this inner world, how to contain it and work with it, how to activate it, listen to it, and finally befriend it. This is a special skill, one that we can become conscious of and develop.          - Andrew Levitt   

Many playwriting workshops focus on how to structure a play.  But how does one generate imaginative ideas along with interesting characters in the first place?  In Coaxing Your Play into Being workshop we will explore the delicate first stage of conception - when you generate your initial ideas and form personal connections with the material.  

In this workshop you will learn to:

-  Play with and expand on an impulse     

-  Live with and use creative tension to gain greater insight   

-  Explore various forms of ‘space' creation

-  Tap into a process that serves your imagination   


Throughout the workshop we will be using techniques in movement, imagery, drawing, various ‘triggers' and of course writing.   

Whether you're writing a ten minute play or a three hour play, Coaxing Your Play into Being workshop will help you create a process in the earliest phases of creation to connect with your work at a deeper level.   

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a pen and pad.  There is a one hour lunch break. (Bring or buy lunch).   

Reserve your seat today as there are a limited number of seats (12).   $59 plus H.S.T. ($66.67)

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About the Workshop Facilitator

Dominik Loncar is a playwright, director, producer and workshop facilitator.  Dominik has had nine of his ten minute plays produced and his one-act play, The Glory Cafe,  was highlighted on CBC's Metro Morning . He has been conducting playwriting and creativity workshops since 2004 and has developed a process to keep a playwright's initial spark alive and full of imagination. Dominik is the founder and Artistic Director of the InspiraTO Festival, Canada's largest ten-minute play festival, now entering its seventh season (with over 80 ten-minute plays produced to date).  Dominik directed Tango Partner, by Angie Farrow, which won the People's Choice Award in the 2011 InspiraTO Festival.