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Teen Writing Bootcamp: Playwriting


02 May 2023, 5:00pm6:00pm
09 May 2023, 5:00pm6:00pm
16 May 2023, 5:00pm6:00pm
23 May 2023, 5:00pm6:00pm
Bookings Bookings required
Location Online

Explore the art of writing theatrical plays with teacher and playwright Dan Giovannoni. 

Workshop attendees will: 

  • Learn character development, dialogue, and monologue writing. 
  • Take part in rapid writing exercises and develop a writer’s toolkit.  

About Teen Writing Bootcamp 

The Teen Writing Bootcamp program provides budding teen writers with the opportunity to gain expert advice from great writers and tackle diverse writing styles and genres. 

The program engages teens in writing, literature, and publishing with the aim of inspiring, encouraging, and improving literary skills.  

All bootcamps are open to teens aged 13 to 18 years old from all around Australia. They are free to attend but require consent from a parent or guardian. Participation in this program will include sharing work created during the program. 

Please note: to register for this event you must be available for all 4 sessions. 

To ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable time please read the Online participant instructions and guidelines on our website, along with our Privacy statement

State Library Victoria Cultural, Family & Student members get early access to our upcoming events. To get your tickets ahead of the crowd, become a member today. 

This program has been made possible with the generosity of Serp Hills Foundation and The JTM Foundation. 

About Dan Giovannoni 

Dan is a playwright and teacher based in Naarm who writes plays for families, young people, and adults.  

Some of his plays include SLAP. BANG. KISS. (Melbourne Theatre Company), The Great Un-Wondering of Wilbur Whittaker, HOUSE and Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories (Barking Gecko Theatre Company), Loaded (with Christos Tsiolkas, Malthouse Theatre), Air Race (Arena Theatre Company), Merciless Gods (Little Ones Theatre) and with Amelia Chandos Evan’s Cut Snake and Mad as a Cute Snake.  

Dan was an inaugural writer in residence at Melbourne Theatre Company, has won three Green Room Association awards and a Helpmann award, and is currently under commission from Terrapin, Malthouse Theatre, and Melbourne Theatre Company.


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