CONNECT WITH ME IN PHILADELPHIA:
This spring I’m facilitating a BUSINESS OF BEING AN ARTIST class for high school students in grades 10 – 12. From February through June, students are learning how to:
- Create and maintain an artist resume and artistic statement;
- Find the college (or other arts program) that’s the right fit for them;
- Network and present themselves in interview settings;
- Package and submit their work to colleges, national festivals and/or professional theatre companies;
- …and create a professional portfolio and/or professional website!
I’m also proudly producing the Mouthful Monologue Festival at the Louis Bluver Theatre at the Drake with Philadelphia Young Playwrights. We are currently in the process of working with 18 writers in grades 8 – 12 to professionally produce their pieces. The festival will open on April 13th, and run through April 21st. I hope to see you in the audience! You can find more information about the festival and reserve tickets here.
Stay tuned in the coming weeks for an exciting announcement about an upcoming collaboration with the Bartol Foundation!
AVAILABILITY FOR WORKSHOPS:
I am available to teach on-site residencies in the Greater Philadelphia Area at schools, arts organizations, community centers, or businesses. Workshops are offered once a week for up to a total of 12 weeks. Depending on the goals and needs of my clients, I can provide a tailored curriculum for up to 25 participants on any of the following core content areas:
- Theatre – Acting, Directing, Playwriting, or Viewpoints.
- Creative Writing – Playwriting, Fiction, Poetry, Writing for “Non-Writers”
- Creative Nonfiction – Memoir
- Corporate Development – Clear Communication, Collaborative Problem-Solving, Leadership Skills, Creating a Company Narrative
All course materials are provided, and instruction is tailored to the particular needs of the participants enrolled. To inquire about my artist fee and availability, please contact me.
(ONLINE) WRITING FOR NON-WRITERS: CULTIVATE YOUR CREATIVE VOICE!
Everyone has a creative voice, and I’d love to help you find yours! For “non-writers” high school and above, I currently offer an 8-week private course packed with fun and easy activities to help you spark your creative juices and explore six different genres of writing. In weeks 7 and 8, I’ll guide you through a simple two-step revision process so that you have a polished piece of writing under your belt by the end of the course. You’ll participate in a 90-minute virtual class once a week (date and time set based on our respective schedules), and receive additional feedback on your writing assignments during the week as completed. All course materials are provided, and instruction is tailored to individual’s development as a writer. Cost: $275 – less than $35 a class! To inquire, please contact me for details.
(ONLINE) PRIVATE PLAYWRITING COURSE
For writers high school and above, I currently offer a 10-week private course which takes you through the playwriting process from start to finish. The course begins with playwriting fundamentals and idea-generating activities, and ends with a completed one-act play. You’ll participate in a 90-minute virtual class once a week (date and time set based on our respective schedules), and receive additional feedback on your writing assignments during the week as completed. All course materials are provided, and instruction is tailored to your individual development and goals as a writer. Cost: $345 – less than $35 a class! To inquire, please contact me for details.