September 22 - 24, 2021

Instructor:  Ins Choi

Dates:  Wednesday September 22nd, Thursday September 23rd, Friday September 24th

Time:  12:00PM – 3:00PM

Particpants:  9

***NOTE:  This workshop is for IBPOC artists ONLY


The purpose of this workshop is to demystify the process of writing for TV by going through the steps of creating one. Participants should have some writing experience and be game to pitch ideas, develop stories, work well with others in large and small groups and write dialogue. 


About Ins Choi

Ins Choi was born in Korea but grew up and currently lives in Toronto with his wife and
two children. Some of his acting credits include Banana Boys, lady in the red dress (fu-
GEN); Hamlet, The Odyssey (Stratford Festival); Alligator Pie, Death of a Salesman
(Soulpepper). As a writer, his debut play, Kim's Convenience, won the Best New Play
award and the Patron's Pick at the 2011 Toronto Fringe festival. It then launched
Soulpepper theatre company's 2012 season, toured across Canada, and was adapted
into a tv series of the same name with Thunderbird Entertainment for the CBC and
Netflix for 5 seasons. Ins was a writer, executive producer and co-creator of the tv
series. His next play, Bad Parent, is being produced by Vancouver Asian Canadian
Theatre company for the spring of 2022 at Prairie Theatre Exchange in Winnipeg, at the
Cultch in Vancouver and at Soulpepper in Toronto. He is also developing other creative
projects in theatre, tv and film.