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Plays for Young People III: English Script Writing Workshop cum Competition

27 October 2021 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm



With a chance to meet playwrights and enter the competition afterwards, this workshop is the perfect opportunity for emerging playwrights to try their hand at storytelling. AFTEC Artistic Director Dr Vicki Ooi and Learning & Participation Practitioner Amiya Nagpal will mentor and provide feedback for competitors based on their scripts.

10 am – 1 pm: Secondary School students

2 – 5pm: Public



The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection (AFTEC) is an award-winning bilingual Learning Theatre™ and dedicated to nurturing the next generations of young people. We believe in the power of the arts to inspire, motivate and transform, and use an integrated arts-in-education approach to enhance education and encourage creative learning. Our acronym A.F.T.E.C. also stands for Arts For Transformative Educational Change.

Established in 2008 as a registered charity, we have reached over 250,000 audience members and participants through our diverse cross-disciplinary projects to date, and have been the Venue Partner of the Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre under the LCSD Venue Partnership Scheme since 2009.

AFTEC was selected as a top 10 high impact NGO in the PwC Community Mentoring Programme on social impact assessment in 2015, a recipient of Hong Kong Arts Development Council’s Award for Arts Education 2014 & 2017, Award for Arts Promotion 2020 and is a two-time recipient of the Springboard Grant under the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme of the HKSAR Government. AFTEC pioneered Relaxed Theatre for young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and learning difficulties and the Performing Arts module of Medical Humanities for the University of Hong Kong’s Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, developing STEAM as a teaching & learning approach.

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