Theatre Classes and Camps - New Conservatory Theatre Center - Theatre Education - San Francisco v ---


Sept 22-Oct 27

Adults 18+

Looking for a new writing community in which to create? Welcome to ADC’s Writing Lab led by playwright and Drama Therapist Marielle Duke! Whether you’re new or experienced, writing for the page or the stage, let this creative group inspire you to write and share your work-in-progress with others. Got writer’s block? Don’t we all?! That’s why we’ve also developed solo writing prompts and group activities to help you unlock your stories. This session will focus on memories and the power they hold on us through time. Get ready to write!


Dates: 9/22-10/27(6 class sessions)


Day/Time: Tuesdays, 6:00-7:15pm (75 minutes)


Instructor: Marielle Duke


Fee: $150


Note: *This class is for ages 18+



Marielle has directed with Boomerang Theatre Company, Flux Theatre Ensemble, Manhattan Theater Source, World Theater Day, and Metropolitan Playhouse, among others. She is the Artistic Director of Adaptive Arts Theater Company, a non-profit theater company whose mission is to make theater more accessible to individuals with Invisible Disabilities. With Adaptive, she’s directed a devised adaptation of Goethe's Faust, Mensch’s All Hail Hurricane Gordo, Brecht’s Good Woman of Setzuan, Barrie’s Alice Sit by the Fire, and multiple workshops for their “Autism Initiative” program. As an educator, she has spent close to a decade working with artists from 1 to 80 years old. She has spoken across the country on ways to create accessible theater performance for populations with disabilities. BA in Theater (Directing) and Creative Writing from Drew University and Masters in Educational Theatre from City College. She recently received her Masters in Drama Therapy at CIIS.

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