Theatre Renegade Set for Fifth Installment of Courting Drama Series at Southwark Playhouse, Sept 14
THEATRE RENEGADE is proud to announce the fifth installment of its Courting Drama series in its brand new venue, the Southwark Playhouse. The Southwark Playhouse aims to facilitate the work of new and emerging theatre practitioners, and as such Theatre Renegade is delighted to be part of this theatre's vibrant programming.
Courting Drama is a chance to see new material from eight fresh and exciting writers and directors, with a new selection of creatives taking part every four months. The process starts with a group of writers and directors speed dating to find a new collaborative partner that will help them bring a short piece of new writing to life. Those new partnerships and the pieces they create and mould together over a three-week period are then performed live for audiences.
For their next installment, Theatre Renegade will be working with a whole new cohort in an exciting new space at Southwark Playhouse after four successful installments at The Bush Theatre. Selected works form past Courting Drama productions can be found in Volume 1 of Courting Drama, the first in an anthology published by Playdead Press in October 2013 and available at the National Theatre Bookshop, Foyles, Samuel French and on Amazon.
Previous writers and directors involved in Courting Drama have worked with/are working with companies such as: The Hampstead theatre, Bush Theatre, Hightide, National Theatre, The Lowry, Royal Court Theatre, Young Vic Theatre, Southwark Playhouse and Punchdrunk.
Theatre Renegade is a UK based theatre company that places story, engagement and empathy at the heart of the theatrical experience, with a strong focus on new writing.
Theatre REnegade is a platform for new work, aiming to forge and build new creative partnerships between writers and directors whilst nurturing them from the very earliest drafts through to realised performance and print. All of their work is based upon the fundamental elements of collaboration and innovation.