Winter 2019 Workshops

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The Art of Poetry

The Art of Poetry

Wednesday - Wednesdays, 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm 11 - 13
Do you like spending time with knights, jewels, tombs, and unicorns? Do you like to look at a painting and imagine a story behind it? Well then, this adventure is for you! Come look and wonder, think and sketch, imagine and create poems and stories based on art. This new... Read More...
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Girls Rising

Girls Rising

Friday - Fridays, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 10-15
Girls, it's time. Time to be smart, time to be creative, time to let your voice be heard! Every girl has a story that she needs to shout from the mountain tops - that includes you. Come write, discuss, and revel in what you love, in what inspires you, and... Read More...
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Beasts and Battles

Beasts and Battles

Saturday - Saturdays, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 8-11
Do you enjoy adventure? Battles? Monsters? Villains? Then this class is for you! In Beasts and Battles, kids will create monstrous, beastly characters that will haunt you at night. Through weekly activities and games, our writers will experiment with choreographing unforgettable battle scenes. This course will include drawing and writing,... Read More...
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POW! Writing and Drawing Comics

POW! Writing and Drawing Comics

Saturday - Saturdays, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm 10-14
In this workshop, students will learn how to use cartooning vocabulary to tell their own stories, from ordinary, everyday events to the most fantastic realms of a child’s imagination. Little art experience is needed, just an interest and a passion for making work. Students will be taught every stage of... Read More...
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The Elements of Fiction - Tuesdays

The Elements of Fiction – Tuesdays

Tuesday - Tuesdays, 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm 9-12
Fiction is both an escape from reality and way back to ourselves. Words can transport us to other worlds, other times, and other lives while still speaking to those basic human desires - safety, belonging, acceptance. To carve this way out and in, a writer must be skilled, take risks,... Read More...
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It's Your Thing

It’s Your Thing

Tuesday - Tuesdays, 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm 12-16
In this workshop, you can write whatever you want: personal memoir, screenplay, TV pilot, political manifesto, rock opera, sports investigation, epic poem, western comedy, horror-romance, spy-sci-fi, or some sort of strange, new thing, you’re not even sure what to call it. Whatever it is, you must write it fiercely and... Read More...
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The Art of Poetry

The Art of Poetry

Wednesday - Wednesdays, 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm 10 - 13
Do you like spending time with knights, jewels, tombs, and unicorns? Do you like to look at a painting and imagine a story behind it? Well then, this adventure is for you! Come look and wonder, think and sketch, imagine and create poems and stories based on art. This new... Read More...
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POW! Writing and Drawing Comics (July 8-July 12)

POW! Writing and Drawing Comics (July 8-July 12)

Monday - Fridays, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 10-14
In this workshop, students will learn how to use cartooning vocabulary to tell their own stories, from ordinary, everyday events to the most fantastic realms of a child’s imagination. Little art experience is needed, just an interest and a passion for making work. Students will be taught every stage of... Read More...
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Writing the City (July 15-July 19)

Writing the City (July 15-July 19)

Monday - Fridays, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 9-13
Lace up your sneakers - we’re heading outside! In “Writing the City,” we will use all of our senses to write stories, poems, and creative essays about the neighborhood many of us call home. Each class will involve an exploration of Washington Heights and Inwood, all the way from its... Read More...
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Screenwriting (July 22-July 26)

Screenwriting (July 22-July 26)

Monday - Fridays, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 12-15
What do Star Wars, Hunger Games and Wonder Woman have in common? They all started as great ideas, that were turned into awesome stories, then into unbelievable movies. If you have a great movie idea, here's your chance to get busy writing it down in a way that will make... Read More...
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