Library early closure: The Library will close at 5pm on Thursday 23 October to prepare for the annual Keith Murdoch Oration. More information

Facade conservation & repair works: Over the next few weeks there will be intermittent noise in the La Trobe Reading Room while work is carried out on the external walls. More information

Library early closure & facade conservation works
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Chewing the scene: playwrights' workshop

Tuesday 28 October 2014, 10:30am - 2:30pm
The Courtyard
Main entry, Swanston St

In this intensive, four-hour workshop for budding playwrights, Victorian theatre professionals will deliver the insider information on how to get your script off the slush pile.

The behind-the-scenes workshop also looks at script development, writing for companies, critiquing your own work and developing your craft.


  • Chris Mead (literary director at the Melbourne Theatre Company)
  • Dan Giovannoni (playwright) in conversation with Dan William Lee (playwright)
  • Wendy Lasica (producer)