April 16-19, 2013 Workshop Series
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For students ages 6-12:
Ad Appeal Tuesday, April 16th, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Have you ever heard a commercial on the radio and wished you could see the characters that were speaking? We'll create props, backdrops, storyboards, and staged photographs to bring audio commercials written and recorded by other kids to life. Teacher: Johnny Sadoff
For students ages 8-11:
Lyrical Genius (two-part workshop, students must attend BOTH sessions) Wednesday and Thursday, April 17th & 18th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Write a rap, light up a lyric, or sing a song. Students will work with volunteers to learn about rhyme, rhythm, and basic composing. The workshop will conclude with the chance to perform your song for a live 826 audience! Teacher: TBD
For students ages 9-12:
Dream Room Friday, April 19th 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Who do you want to be when you grow up? Students will draft and design a diorama of their future room while writing about how it relates to their goals and aspirations. Teacher: Gary Gonzalez
For students ages 11-14:
A Crash Course (two-part workshop, students must attend BOTH sessions) Tuesday and Wednesday, April 16th & 17th, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Watch what happens when an ancient folk tale collides with your imagination in this page-to-stage workshop. We'll be making short plays inspired by a selected story, then performing them for each other in the 826 center. No playwriting experience necessary! Teacher: Phil Berman
For students ages 12+:
The Writing on the Wall (two-part workshop, students must attend BOTH sessions) Thursday and Friday, April 18 & 19, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Want to make the building in your neighborhood talk to you? Join us for a workshop that combines poetry and video editing for a very special finished product. Students will work together to compose a poem about their neighborhood(s). The poem will be edited into a film that will be projected onto large visual spaces. Teacher: Ren Jender
Keep us in mind as school vacations approach! 826 Boston runs a series of workshops with offerings for all ages during Boston Public Schools' February and April school vacation. We also run a two-week series in August. Email us at info [at] 826boston.org if you'd like to receive email updates when new workshops are scheduled!
Want to get an idea of what our workshops are all about? Click on Past Workshops at the bottom of this page to see all the ways in which our students have flexed their creative muscles in past sessions!
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