Kevin Dyer is a multi-form writer (drama, different-length prose, page and performance poetry) but makes his living from being a playwright. Winner of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Play for Children and Young People, Inspirational Playwright Award by ASSITEJ International, UK Theatre Award for Best Play and twice winner of the Olwen Wymark Award. He writes plays for children, young people, and adults. He is interested in visual theatre and well-crafted plays. He works frequently as a dramaturg and has addressed the Canadian Society of Dramaturgs. He is currently commissioned to write four plays, and is one of the leaders of Storm in the North Theatre.
Throughout his time as our Writer on the Bloc, Kevin Dyer will be hosting:
In Conversation, 22nd February 2021, 6pm - Kevin will introduce his work and some of the discussions and workshops he will be hosting over the course of his residency Book here
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Enterprise Hub with Kevin Dyer, 4th March 2021, 7pm
Making a living as an artist. Is it a myth? How do you do it? What should you do and not do? Can you have a strategy as a writer? Also, let’s talk about ownership of the work. Intellectual Property and all that stuff. Who has it? And once I’ve written a play, what can the director or anyone else do to it or with it?
Open House with Kevin Dyer, 11th March 2021, 7pm
Bloc Party with Kevin Dyer, 12 March 2021, 5pm