Winter 2019 Workshops

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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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Sketch Comedy **NEW**

Sketch Comedy **NEW**

Monday - Mondays, 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm 10-14
Do you love making people laugh? Do you want to write comedy sketches like the ones you see on Saturday Night Live? This is the class for you! In this workshop, students will use improv and writing exercises to generate hilarious ideas. Then, in a supportive and constructive environment, students... 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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The Game of Poetry

The Game of Poetry

Thursday - Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 9 - 12
We read, we write, we look, we listen, we share, we play. We need to play with words to master them. Here you’ll find lots of freedom to explore the most creative and fun form of writing, Poetry. Poetry helps us process and make sense of our experiences. The poetry... 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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Awesome Ideas, Unbelievable Movies: Screenwriting (July 22-July 26)

Awesome Ideas, Unbelievable Movies: 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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The Nature of Poetry (July 29-August 2)

The Nature of Poetry (July 29-August 2)

Monday - Fridays, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 10-14
In "The Nature of Poetry," young poets will observe and record nature, finding the poetry in the world around us. In addition to reading and writing poetry, they explore, discover, and create pocket-pals, fairy dwellings, drawings of natural objects, and use all their senses to connect with nature through artistic... Read More...
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Three, Two, One...ACTION! Write Your Own Webseries (August 5-August 9)

Three, Two, One…ACTION! Write Your Own Webseries (August 5-August 9)

Monday - Fridays, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 10-14
Have you been dreaming of creating your own digital content? Join our webseries workshop where students will master the skills of screenwriting to develop serialized shows for the web! After exposure to a diverse array of online shows, students will be given the creative freedom to work independently or collaboratively... Read More...
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