Become a member of our informal and friendly monthly Writers' Workshops.


Share scenes from your scripts, get feedback from other playwrights, actors and workshop attendees. 


The support will help you to develop your writing and gives you the opportunity to see your play (or scenes from your play) performed before an audience.

Playwrights' Membership gives you the following benefits:

  • scenes from your play read by actors or other participants at the Playwright's workshops.

  • you can bring any number of scenes to the workshops over the course of a year.

  • feedback from group participants is given to support the development of your writing.

  • 1-2 scenes from your play can be performed at a bi-yearly showcase of plays brought to the Playwrights' Workshops.  

  • your full length play COULD be nominated to be performed at a rehearsed reading to an invited audience and members of the public.

  • your play COULD be nominated for a main stage performance.

  • you will receive a concessionary rate for workshops, events held by Shades of Black..




North London

How To Sign Up:

To register your interest for membership in upcoming workshops click here



Please note: All playwrights are required to have membership to attend these workshops. 

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Company Directors Required

We are looking to recruit volunteer Directors with a background in
one or more of the following

theatre production   |   theatre director   |   playwright   |   counsellor   |   fundraising skills
What we are looking for in Directors:

You need to be interested in supporting this company with your skills and expertise gained from a professional background or extensive personal experience. You need to be passionate about both theatre and therapy and excited about the idea of combining the two (being open to working with theatre for therapeutic benefit).


If you are someone who is able and available to volunteer their time to support this company, and have the ability to work alongside a creative vision with professionalism, enthusiasm and commitment, then we would be extremely excited to hear from you.


If you are not able to support this work but know of someone who may be suitable and interested

please forward this leaflet to them. Thank you for your support.

To apply for an interview please send a CV of relevant experience to the Artistic Director at:

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