Online Radio Drama: Alien Invasion
Aug 31-Nov 9, Mondays
For as long as can be remembered, humans have gazed up at the stars and wondered what, or who, is out there. Inspired by H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds”, students in this script writing workshop will learn how to write and narrate their own radio news drama documenting an alien invasion of Hong Kong! From writing scripts and creating sound effects, to performing and recording the drama themselves, students will learn and employ a wide range of new and exciting skills.
Learning objectives
Specific to this workshop:
  • Be introduced to the genre of radio drama and its conventions
  • Understand script format
  • Experiment with the unique characteristics of script writing
  • Stretch creative thinking and take creative risks
  • Create and record sound effects
  • Collaboratively write, perform and record a radio drama script
As a writer:
  • Be introduced to ECP process of writing, revising and publishing
  • Stretch creative thinking and take creative risks
  • Improve writing skills through feedback from the teacher
As a learner:
  • Develop creativity and collaboration through a workshop environment
  • Learn to look at own work critically and consider how to improve it
  • Learn to be open to and respond to constructive feedback
  • Gain confidence as a writer by collaboratively writing and performing a radio drama for a real audience
Creative Writing & Publishing

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For children aged
10 to 128 to 10
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