Anna Himali Howard: Directing new writing

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24 Aug
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How do you work with a writer to bring their new script to life?

Director and theatre maker Anna Himali Howard will take you through her tried and tested approaches to directing new writing and collaborating with writers, using Zia Ahmed’s critically acclaimed I Wanna Be Yours, which she directed at the Bush Theatre in November 2019, as a focus point.

The masterclass will be streamed live from the Bush’s Holloway Theatre, with participants joining via zoom. All bookers will be sent a registration link on the day of the masterclass.

There are limited bursary places available for particpants who need them. Please contact [email protected] for more information on applying for a bursary place.

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24 August 2:30pmFrom £20

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Anna Himali Howard
Anna Himali Howard is a director and theatremaker. Her work as a Director includes I Wanna Be Yours (Paines Plough/Bush Theatre), A Small Place (Gate Theatre), Albatross for NEW (RWCMD/Paines Plough/Gate Theatre). As a theatremaker work includes Jane Anger (Yard Theatre Live Drafts), mahabharat (Camden People's Theatre), The Beanfield (New Diorama, National tour 2016). Anna was Associate Director on Fleabag by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Drywrite/Soho Theatre international tour). She was Paines Plough's Trainee Director in 2016 and is an alumnus of the Birmingham REP Foundry. She was recently a Staff Director at the National Theatre, London.

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