Marie Cooper’s Writing CV

Professional Memberships

Produced Writing

TitleProduction TypeName of TheatreYear
Abandoned PlacesShort play incorporated into
a larger promenade theatre
performance, ‘Spirit of the Place’
Slow Theatre and
The Jenny Lind Project
LilyScratch performance
ScriptEast at
The Garage

Unproduced Writing

12th Floor,
Room 2
Short playReadthrough at 28 Plays Later
Zoomthrough. Listings at the
bottom of this page
Mar 2021
UnlockedShort play in a collection
of short Walking Plays
Full collection of Walking Plays
Synopsis and playwright list available to theatres /producers by request
Unlocked is also on the New Play Exchange
Feb 2021
Cat SickShort play
First readthrough at Sewell Barn
Theatre in Norwich
Available on the New Play Exchange
Sep 2020
The Suitcase
(working title)
Full stage playFirst draft2018

Teaching Experience

Class TitleSubjectNameLocationYear
Character and DialogueCreating characters
and getting them talking to each other
Read Write Chat
Merchant’s House

Honours / Awards

Name of AwardCompanyYear
28 Plays Later – Wrote 28 plays in 28 daysThe Literal Challenge2021
Scriptly Writing – Wrote 14 screenplays in 14 daysThe Literal Challenge2020
Outstanding Performance by an MA StudentUniversity of East Anglia2019
Free Read funded by Arts Council EnglandNational Centre for Writing
and The Literary Consultancy

Courses, Workshops and Masterclasses

Beginners’ PlaywritingLucy Kaufman
Pen to Print
2020 – 2021
Advanced PlaywritingLucy Kaufman
Pen to Print
2020 – 2021
Writing Ghost StoriesJacqueline Gabbitas
Pen to Print
Oct 2020
Spoken Word WorkshopSass Herbert
Pen to Print
Dec 2020
Scriptwriting MasterclassJohn Yorke
LA Productions
Oct 2020
Editing Your WritingMargaret Johnson
Norfolk Adult Education
Sept 2020
Creative WritingMargaret Johnson
Norfolk Adult Education
Apr 2020 –
Sep 2020
Writing Historical FictionImogen Robertson
Pen to Print
Aug 2020
Playwriting workshopRosa TorrJul 2020
Creative Writing WorkshopsCreative Futures with the
National Centre for Writing
Jun 2019 –
Aug 2019
Scriptwriting WeekendLynsey White NUA
Ian Nettleton UEA
Writing CharactersSteve Keyworth
Slow Theatre Company
Feb 2018
Writing for PerformanceDanusia Iwaszko
Slow Theatre Company
Jan 2018
Marie Cooper's play on the list of 28 Plays Later Readthroughs