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Kevin Dyer

We are proud and delighted to announce that our next Writer on the Bloc, will be award winning playwright Kevin Dyer, who will begin a three-week residency on Monday 22nd February.

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 PeopleInspirational 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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To book onto Workshops with Kevin, click here

To book onto Bloc Socials with Kevin, click here

Enterprise Hub with Kevin Dyer, 4th March 2021, 7pm
aking 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? Book here

Open House with Kevin Dyer, 11th March 2021, 7pm
Need some feedback or guidance on your latest piece? Feeling a bit stuck at a dead end with your current writing? Come share your work with us and get feedback! The Open House is an opportunity for you to read your work-in-progress with a group of like-minded writers. Sign up now and bring your work to the session to help develop your work and get some outside eyes on what you’re developingBook Here

Bloc Party with Kevin Dyer, 12 March 2021, 5pm
Join Kevin as he reads from his Creative Response to his Writer On The Bloc Residency and hear from participants who have taken part along the way. This closing celebration event is a moment to reflect on the Writer On The Bloc residency, what the artists have learned, what the community and audience have developed or learned and what WoW staff have noticed and seen throughout the community-focused creative residencyBook Here


This has been made possible with support from The National Lottery Reaching Communities Fund, Liverpool City Region Covid-19 Emergency Funding and The Steve Morgan Foundation.