This poetry board game introduces players to the magic of language by guiding participants through three phases of writing a poem: rough draft, workshop, and revision. Inspired by the 1920’s Surrealist parlor game Exquisite Corpse, these sessions combine elements of unpredictability, chance, unseen intention, and group collaboration.
Can your family photo album serve as an archive of your life? Explore ideas of the family narrative as you navigate a new way to tell your story. Using personal photos and other print ephemera, participants will use collage to create an autobiographical reinterpretation of themselves.
Acclaimed director/Shakespearean actor McDonald finds each student’s personal technique for proper projection, volume, sound, breath control and relaxation using the monologues of Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology.
Through entertaining exercises, Matthew Flynn helps participants build skills that they can apply to screenwriting or any form of comedic writing. Participants pitch episode ideas to classmates, learn structure, character development, world creating and how to mold jokes that are both visual and dialogue driven.
Based on twelve years of work with artists locally and nationally, artist leader Andrew Simonet will offer tools for reconnecting with our deep values, building community, and making it all sustainable. We will work on strategic planning, financial thinking, artist mission statements, and time management.