A Play Class: Unlearning for Freedom

Wednesday 17 March 2021

Workshop in association with SCRIEVE

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A play class: unlearning for freedom

Wednesday 17 March 2021

18:00 - 19:30



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The second of two script writing workshops facilitated by playwright and community theatre director John McCann, informed by An A-Z of Dundonian Dissent co-authored by artist Ruth Ewan, storyteller Erin Farley and historian Siobhan Tolland. The material generated from these workshops will contribute to the development of an audio drama to be shared at a later date.

 A first workshop, Unlearning for Freedom #1, will take place on Wed 3 March, 6.00 – 7.30pm. Participants are welcome for either or both of the workshops.

This event forms part of The Ignorant Art SchoolSit-in Curriculum #1.

Facilitator biography

John McCann is a two-time Scotsman Fringe First Award winning playwright, performer, community theatre artist and director who lives in Tayport, Fife. Since May 2018 John has hosted Dundee’s only playwriting scratch night: SCRIEVE. SCRIEVE contributed to Cooper Gallery DJCAD’s 12 Hour Non-State Parade | International Symposium (2019) and Ambiguous Becoming (2020). John’s recent productions include COME OUT FROM AMONG THEM, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, (Ambergris); DUPed (Ambergris); SPOILING (Traverse Theatre); FAMLA (Tinderbox Theatre Company); DANCING AT THE DISCO AT THE END OF THE WORLD (Replay Theatre Company).

Funding support

The Ignorant Art School at Cooper Gallery, DJCAD is supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland and the Henry Moore Foundation. 

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