Creative & practical workshops.

Our workshops are open to anyone – whether you are looking to join our community, explore your creativity, or build a career in the arts.

Spring Season at CRIPtic Arts

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Writing 101: An introduction to writing for stage, radio and screen!

With Caitlin Magnall-Kearns

Caitlin is a queer, disabled, plus-size writer from East Belfast who writes across stage, screen and radio. Last year she wrote two pieces for BBC Radio 4, and they recently got a SIAP award from Arts Council NI to develop Weightless, a show about taking up space as a fat, queer woman.

See the workshops Caitlin is running with CRIPtic Arts below.

Writing for Stage: The Fun-Damentals

Tuesday 14th March, 6.30-8.30pm / Zoom

Learn the basics of script writing for stage in this fun, practical workshop! 

£0 / BSL / Integrated AD / Auto Captions

Writing for Radio: The Basics

Tuesday 11th April, 6.30-8.30pm / Zoom

Creating audio can open up new worlds and countless opportunities, some of which we will explore and discuss in this session.

£0 / BSL / Integrated AD / Auto Captions

Writing for Screen: Watch, Read & Create

Tuesday 16th May, 6.30-8.30pm / Zoom

Discover how to actively watch TV and film to work onyour writing for screen, and to help demystify this intimidating medium. 

£0 / BSL / Integrated AD / Auto Captions

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A (re)-Introduction to the internet

With Anusha Stribbling

Harness performance techniques and learn simple technology tips and tricks to boost your confidence & creativity in online spaces

The online space is a vital and exciting source of creativity and community, but could you be using it better? Join Anusha Stribbling as she explores how performance techniques and simple tips and tricks on zoom can boost your confidence and delivery online – whether you’re looking to put on your first online performance or improve your confidence speaking in online spaces.

This workshop will last for 2 hours, and will have a rest break.

There will be BSL Interpreters, auto-captions and self-descriptions.

£0 / Zoom

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