Script Development at RADA

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This summer we worked with graduates and students from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art towards a more advanced draft of The Disappeared.

Writing development workshops took place in June with RADA graduates.  We started off with a reading of the existing script.  Over the next days we explored plot, characterisation and the ghost element of the script through improvisation, movement, hot seating, games and discussion.  The actors brought the characters instantly to life, contributing their talents and thoughts.

P1040029A week later Jenn took the script into a contemporary text class at RADA and the students explored unspoken elements of the characters.  New light was shed on several characters and exciting choices arose.  Thank you RADA for hosting and to all involved for being brilliant!

Graduate Workshop Cast:

Julie – Lucia McAnespie

Bradan – Keith Dunphy

Roiseen – Corinne Martin

Frances – Molly Logan

Carole – Grainne Keenan

Malachy – Donal Gallery

Leandra Ashton directed the first workshop and Lloyd Trott was the dramaturg.

Student Cast:

Bradan – Matthew Blaney

Roiseen – Lettice Thomas

Frances – Sarah Williams

Carole – Faoileann Cunningham

Malachy – Liam Jefford

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