Have you got a story to tell? Are you interested in using your personal experiences to write for theatre? This special two-hour workshop with director, dramaturg and theatre producer Alex Chisholm is the perfect opportunity to mine your experiences, find your voice and learn how to shape your story into an engaging narrative structure for theatre. 

Space on this workshop is limited, so if you are over 16 and want to see your story reflected on stage, be sure not to miss it. 

About The Host

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Alex Chisholm

Alex Chisholm is a freelance director and dramaturg. She was Co-Artistic Director, with Aisha Khan, of Freedom Studios in Bradford 2015-2022. For Freedom she directed Aaliyah by Kamal Kaan, Pashto Thriller by Aina J Khan, and North Country by Tajinder Singh Hayer. As freelance, she directedNine Lives by Zodwa Nyoni, and Conscientious by Adam Z Robinson. Alex was appointed Literary Manager at the Leeds Playhouse in December 2001 and Associate Director in January 2006. Productions for Leeds Playhouse include Schoolboy/Lover by Richard Cameron, Dust a community play by Kenneth Yates, Mela by Tajinder Singh Hayer, Scuffer and Sunbeam Terrace by Mark Catley, Tender Dearly and Non-Contact Time by Jodie Marshall, Huddersfield by Ugljesa Sajtinac, English version by Chris Thorpe, and two radio programmes in co-production with the BBC: Night Lights and Writing the City. In 2022, she set up Bradford Opera Festival with composer and conductor, Ben Crick.