Gasworks Script Lab 2024


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A partnership between Gasworks Arts Park and Melbourne Writers’ Theatre,
GASWORKS SCRIPT LAB was presented for the first time in 2023.


The 2024 program is now underway, with the first Workshops held at Gasworks on Saturday 13th July.

We are excited to offer this program again in 2024, under the expertise of facilitators Michael Olsen and Laura Lethlean.

For the full program, click here


Designed to identify and nurture
both aspiring and experienced playwrights
living in the City of Port Phillip
and in all corners of Victoria,
applications for the 2024 program
opened on 1st May and closed on 17th May.
We are delighted to welcome the following writers
to Gasworks Script Lab this year.


EMERGING Playwrights


Facilitator: Michael Olsen

Anastasia Warmuth
Caroline Schelle
Jasmeet Kaur Sahi
Toni San Diego
Lella Cariddi
Hayden Dun
Ryan Klein
Alex Lance




Facilitator: Laura Lethlean

Georgina Luck
Sabina Gerardi
Tamzen Hayes
Tuia Suter
Gary Helmore
Oscar Bray

*If you’d like to learn more about our 2024 Playwrights and Facilitators, please click here.


KEY DATES for Gasworks Script Lab 2024


In a series of Saturday afternoon playwriting workshops (to be held on-site at Gasworks Arts Park), writers in the Emerging stream will be guided to create brand new plays while writers in the Experienced stream are supported to further develop their existing scripts.

Participants will receive written feedback on their new scripts and will have the opportunity to workshop their completed scripts in Script Readings with Actors, to be held on-site at Gasworks Arts Park.


Participants will receive one-on-one support to complete final drafts of their new scripts

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A selection of scripts will be presented
in two Script Showcases,
to be presented on Tuesday 22nd October and
Wednesday 23rd October at Gasworks Arts Park.




Dates and details for
Gasworks Script Lab 2024
may be viewed at