At Philadelphia Young Playwrights and beyond
monologues, performance, & pizza
A free workshop open to students in grades 8 - 12 who are interested in learning how to write and revise a monologue that transitions easily from the page to the stage. This workshop is for students at any point of the monologue writing process: students can bring a draft of a monologue, an idea of what they want to write about, or a willingness to jump into a brainstorming activity.
Students who attend are encouraged to submit their completed monologues to our 2018 Young Voices Monologue Festival (Deadline December 8th).
Performance and pizza ARE included!
Registrations will be accepted until November 22nd, 2018. If you have any questions about this program, please e-mail email@example.com.
Wednesday, November 29th
Registration Deadline: November 22, 2017
the business of being an artist
Open to students in grades 10 - 12 who are interested in taking their first steps towards becoming a professional artist. This monthly program, facilitated by professional artists, will provide group instruction as well as one-on-one mentorship to students as they learn how to:
Registrations will be accepted until January 15th, 2018. If you have any questions about this program, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuition: $250, scholarships available (more info at the "Register" tab above)
February 22, 2018
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Registration open until January 15, 2018.
Information about sliding scale tuition and scholarships is included at the link below.
Playwriting and the Art of Storytelling
for Young Adults and Adults on the Autism Spectrum
in collaboration with
A partnership between Theatre Horizon and Philadelphia Young Playwrights, this class is for anyone who loves to tell a good story! The class will introduce participants to the fundamentals of storytelling, helping writers and actors develop the skills necessary to communicate their ideas effectively. Class focuses on story structuring, building suspense, conveying emotion, and using voice and body to add layers to the audience’s experience. Through improv games and writing exercises, participants learn to create strong characters, rich dialogue, and engaging story lines. Class culminates in a final showcase of participants’ work.
Saturdays, 11:30 - 1pm
Cost: Pay-What-You-Can scale of $65-180
Fall Session: September 23 - October 28, 2017
Spring Session: February 24 - March 31, 2018
Summer Session: July 7 - August 11, 2018
All Classes (unless otherwise noted) take place in our onsite classroom
The Independence Foundation Learning Lab
1219 Vine St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107