Canada Water Theatre present The Power of Words – 6 Weeks Writing Skills Course – 21 Oct 2021

A 6 week creative writing course introducing young people to the power of words, and the different ways you can express yourself as an artist!


On Thursdays from 21 October to 2 December 2021 / 6 weeks course

RUNNING TIME: 1hr 45min / AGE GROUP: 12+

The Power of Words is a 6 week course where participants learn essential writing skills, receive individual feedback, and discover their own writing style.  After the course there will be a performance evening on the Canada Water Theatre Stage where participants are able to show case their talents.

Each workshop will consist of an introduction, warm up/ice breaker, example of work, writing exercises as well as a chance to respond to the stimulus lead by Leian John-Baptiste Artistic Director of Orísun Productions and a guest speaker.

  • Week 1: Intro & The Power of Words – Thursday 21 October
  • Week 2: Poetry / Spoken Word – Thursday 28 October
  • Week 3: Story time: What is story? – Thursday 4 November
  • Week 4: Character and Monologues – Thursday 11 November
  • Week 5: Scripts: from Brain to Stage – Thursday 18 November
  • Week 6: Perfect pitch: selling yourself and your work Thursday – 25 November
  • Week 7: Final Sharing/Performance – Canada Water Theatre  – Thursday 2 December

Find out more about Orísun Productions here

You can follow Orísun Productions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Supported by the Albany and Southwark Council.

Canada Water Theatre presents The Power Of Words
Canada Water Theatre presents The Power Of Words


Designed by world renowned architect Piers Gough, partner at CZWG architects, the Canada Water Library opened in November 2011.

The library incorporates a range of cultural and community facilities, reflecting Southwark Council’s ambition to put libraries at the heart of community life.

As part of an innovative partnership with Southwark Council, the 150-seat theatre is managed and programmed by the Albany, South East London’s leading performing arts venue. The Albany has a reputation for visionary programming that reflects the cultural diversity and creative mix of the area. The Albany also manages the suite of six meeting rooms that are available for hire, and the onsite Caff A at Canada Water Library.

So whether you’re coming to a performance, hiring a meeting room, having a coffee or visiting the library we look forward to welcoming you soon.

Contact Canada Water Theatre:

  • Box Office: 020 8692 4446
  • Venue Hire: 020 8692 4446 
  • Operations: 020 7525 2934

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