Want to write a play but don’t know where to start? Well congratulations, you’ve found it. 

Playlab Theatre’s Dramaturgical Salon is a quick fire, pop up service which focuses on the conceptual framework of a script. Playwrights simply submit an idea by filling out the questions on the submission form below and attaching a synopsis of no more than one page.

The Salon is staffed by one of Queensland’s leading dramaturgs, Saffron Benner. She will review each submission and respond with questions, suggestions and provocations intended to unlock the potential of your idea and strengthen your practice.

This service is designed to assist playwrights develop an idea while still in it’s infancy, and provides useful feedback on the potential of the idea that can help with not only the progression of the work, but can give your idea the best chance when applying to any development program.

Cost: $29/per submission

Availability: The Dramaturgical Salon will be open a number of times during 2020 but spaces are strictly limited, so get your submissions in now to secure your place!


Please note that we will only be accepting one submission per playwright. To submit your idea, please fill out the form below and attach a one page synopsis.