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events

We run both public-facing and members-only events throughout the year.

We're currently planning events for the remainder of 2023, so stay tuned for details (or become a member for regular updates.)

upcoming events

upcoming
No events at the moment

past events

  • Networking with Birkbeck and the SoA
    Networking with Birkbeck and the SoA
    Fri, 03 Nov
    Birkbeck, University of London
    03 Nov 2023, 18:00 – 21:00
    Birkbeck, University of London, 43 Gordon Sq, London WC1H 0PD, UK
    Forge new collaborations through the Birkbeck Centre for Contemporary Theatre & Society of Authors.
  • Meet the Dramaturgs
    Meet the Dramaturgs
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, 10 Oct
    London
    10 Oct 2023, 18:00 – 20:00
    London, 66 The Cut, London SE1 8LZ, UK
    A networking opportunity in association with the Young Vic.
  • Post-Pandemic Working Conditions and Freelance Contracts
    Post-Pandemic Working Conditions and Freelance Contracts
    Membership Offer
    Tue, 27 Jun
    Zoom
    27 Jun 2023, 18:00 – 19:30 BST
    Zoom
    an online roundtable, featuring the architects of the d'n Dramaturgs' Contract Package in conversation with speakers from Freelancers Make Theatre Work and Stage Directors UK.
  • Wed, 13 Jul
    Zoom
    13 Jul 2022, 18:00 – 19:30 BST
    Zoom
    Partnering with Birkbeck, University of London and the Ukrainian Institute in London and Kyiv, we invite playwrights Anastasiia Kosodi and Lena Lagushonkova to join a discussion chaired by Ukrainian theatre specialist Molly Flynn.
  • Wed, 08 Jun
    on Zoom
    08 Jun 2022, 16:00 – 17:00 BST
    on Zoom
    In conversation with d'n member Daniel Rosenthal, Sebastian Born, former Associate Director (Literary) at the National Theatre, will talk about his experience working with writers as literary manager, agent and dramaturg.
  • Wed, 23 Mar
    on Zoom
    23 Mar 2022, 16:00 – 17:00
    on Zoom
    We invite our first speaker, Louise Stephens of Playwrights' Studio, Scotland to join us for an insight into her work and a Q&A.
  • Kenneth Tynan Award Ceremony
    Kenneth Tynan Award Ceremony
    Sat, 20 Nov
    HowlRound
    20 Nov 2021, 19:30 – 20:45 GMT
    HowlRound
    Celebrating the winner of our biennial award for excellence in dramaturgy.
  • Anti-racist Strategies in Dramaturgy
    Anti-racist Strategies in Dramaturgy
    Sat, 20 Nov
    HowlRound
    20 Nov 2021, 17:00 – 18:30 GMT
    HowlRound
    A round-table discussion presented by the Dramaturgs' Network.
  • The LMDA presents: Dramaturging the Phoenix – a special edition
    The LMDA presents: Dramaturging the Phoenix – a special edition
    Sat, 20 Nov
    Zoom
    20 Nov 2021, 15:00 – 16:00 GMT
    Zoom
    A round-table discussion convened by the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas.
  • d'n20: full day
    d'n20: full day
    Sat, 20 Nov
    Online
    20 Nov 2021, 11:00 – 20:45 GMT
    Online
    Access to all d'n20 panel discussions, plus the networking space throughout the day and the lunchtime facilitated social event.
  • The ADN presents: Expansions, Intersections and Hybridities in Dramaturgy
    The ADN presents: Expansions, Intersections and Hybridities in Dramaturgy
    Sat, 20 Nov
    Zoom
    20 Nov 2021, 11:00 – 12:00 GMT
    Zoom
    A round-table discussion convened by the Asian Dramaturgs' Network.
  • towards fairer contractual practices
    towards fairer contractual practices
    Mon, 21 Jun
    Zoom
    21 Jun 2021, 14:00 – 15:30
    Zoom
    Open event. A roundtable discussion on the fair employment of freelancers working in theatre, launching our contract and fees package for dramaturgs. Featuring the creators of the package, David Harris, Katalin Trencsényi & Jarkko Lehmus, plus their counterpart from the LMDA, Ken Cerniglia.
  • monthly gathering
    monthly gathering
    Tue, 25 May
    Zoom
    25 May 2021, 20:00 – 21:30
    Zoom
    Members only. An informal online space for socialising and discussion.
  • Monthly Gathering
    Monthly Gathering
    Mon, 26 Apr
    Zoom
    26 Apr 2021, 20:00
    Zoom
    Our informal online space for socialising and discussion.
  • We need to talk about dramaturgy
    We need to talk about dramaturgy
    Thu, 08 Apr
    Zoom
    08 Apr 2021, 20:00
    Zoom
    A round-table to discuss the recent 'We need to talk about Dramaturgy' open letter.
  • Monthly Gathering
    Monthly Gathering
    Sun, 28 Mar
    Zoom
    28 Mar 2021, 20:00
    Zoom
    Our informal online space for socialising and discussion.
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