Masterclass: Writing for Stage

31 May 2022 to 28 Jun 2022
Booking now open May - June 2022


Led by National Youth Theatre Associate and Writer, Luke Barnes, this online weekly course over five sessions offers participants the opportunity to gain experience in exploring the process of writing for stage.
 Have an idea for a show and want to learn how to develop your writing skills? This opportunity is ideal for a writer looking to explore structure, character and devices to take their writing to the next level. 

Luke Barnes is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and theatre-maker. Credits include: Freedom Project (Leeds Playhouse), The Jumper Factory (Young Vic), The Sad Club (National Theatre), No One Will Tell Me How To Start A Revolution (Hampstead Theatre), All We Ever Wanted Was Everything (Bush Theatre, Paines Plough Roundabout with Middle Child), Bottleneck (Soho Theatre with HighTide), Chapel Street (Bush Theatre), Weekend Rockstars and Ten Storey Love Song (Hull Truck with Middle Child), and The Saints (Nuffield Theatre).

National Youth Theatre produced the stage-play Lost Boys by Luke Barnes in 2019 at Unity Theatre followed by a community tour. 

For writers aged 18-28

Dates: Tuesdays: 31 May, 7, 14, 21, 28 June 2022 
Timings: 5pm - 6.30pm or 7pm-8.30pm 
Location: Online via Zoom 


  • For ages 18-28
  • No audition required
  • Writing for Stage
  • 5 weekly sessions
  • Online via Zoom

Apply now

  • ZOOM Online

    31 May 2022 05:00PM

    13 slots available
  • ZOOM Online

    31 May 2022 07:00PM

    10 slots available