Writing Lab: Quarantine Dreams
June 23-July 14
Have you been having weird quarantine dreams? Does your journal read like a chapter in Alice in Wonderland? Share your stories (and develop new ones) with like-minded dreamers in this free-flowing writing class. We’ll begin with writing prompts to spark your imagination, followed by individual or group writing sessions, and then an opportunity to share work with your fellow writers. And no worries--there’s no homework. Just show up and let your mind wander.
TEACHING ARTIST: MARIELLE DUKE
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.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR ONLINE CLASSES
- Students need internet access and a computer with a camera/microphone (headphones optional)
- All classes will be held online using Zoom (a free video-conferencing platform.)
- Once registered, you will be sent a meeting link for your weekly class.
- All students in the Adult Drama Club (ADC) must to be 18+ years old.
- Cancellation/Refund policy for ADC: For these short-term classes, tuition is non-transferable, non-refundable.
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