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State Educate Resources

Season 2021: Show Specific Resources

Playwriting resources

We have created the following playwriting resources for student use. These may be particularly useful for students who would like to enter the Flinders University Young Playwrights’ Award, which is open annually to people under the age of 25. Find out more on our Education Awards page.

Getting Started: what, where, when, why & who
Characterisation & Dialogue
Writing Conventions
The Drafting Process & Writing Tips

Videos
An interview with playwright Andrew Bovell
An interview with playwright Elena Carapetis
An interview with playwright Fleur Kilpatrick

General Resources & Activities

State Theatre Company South Australia has great educational materials for students and teachers. We’ve gathered together a bunch of general resources and activities created in recent years and pulled them together for you below. Scroll down further and you’ll see our show-specific resources, too.

Older Show Resources

Purchase Scripts

Australian Plays hosts the world’s largest online showcase of the best Australian playwriting.

An in-depth State Theatre Company South Australia collection has been created that gathers together education resources related to our productions. The plays for which these resources were created span many years and include Australian premieres, many of which have been staged only once in Australia. This collection includes written, video and audio resources to ensure students with different learning styles can find a way to engage in both the classroom and the digital space.

Click here to access the collection.

All performances of THE 7 STAGES OF GRIEVING have been cancelled, click through for more info.