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director’s Bootcamp

Aspiring theatrical directors are invited to hone their skills with Megan J Riedl in this intensive workshop.

Megan’ J Riedl is a playwright and director who has worked with Skin of Our Teeth, Creswick Theatre Company, Ballarat National Theatre, Hobo Playhouse and independantly on projects from monologue series, to one-man shows, to large scale productions with casts of 16. She is known for creating beautiful worlds of stylised realism.

In this step-by-step guide to building a creative vision for a text-based play, you will create a concept for a complete production from vision board to opening night. Employ a process of dramaturgy and incorporate design & stylistic choices to build the world of the play and receive tips and tricks to script analysis, character development, auditions and rehearsals.

Participants are encouraged to work on a play they intend to submit for future seasons at community theatre companies or stage in an independent production.

Suitable theatre-makers of all kinds. You may be a actor, technician or writer who is interested in stepping into directing roles in the future. Or you may already have directing experience but want to dedicate time to the development of a particular project. Senior Secondary or Tertiary theatre students are also welcome.

what’s the commitment?

2 x Full Days (5.5 hours each), plus a couple of hours of preparation before each session.

You will need to bring: A copy of the playscript to bring with you, Laptop or notebook & pen, Your own lunch, or money to purchase at the nearby shops.

Morning and afternoon tea is provided. A Kitchen is available for those wishing to bring and prepare their own lunch.

upcoming dates


DATES & TIMES: Saturday 14th & Saturday 28th January 2023 10am – 5pm (with 1 hour for lunch)

VENUE: Creswick Theatre Company, Courthouse Theatre, 4A Raglan Street, Creswick 3363

book your spot

STEP 1. Complete the form


not sure? contact megan!

If you have further questions or wish to discuss ways to overcome barriers to participation such as cost or transport, please contact Megan.

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