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College Alumni Fair - Drexel University
For Philadelphia students ages 15 to 18
Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm
March 30, 2017
This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street

The next college in our College Alumni Fair series is Drexel University! Alumni from colleges around the country have been invited to come to Mighty Writers South and share their Campus experience at each of their individual colleges. These recent graduates will give you insight on the culture and some insight on how their campus experience has helped them in their current careers. Come with questions!
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Imagination Unbound
For Philadelphia students ages 13 to 15
Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm
Mar. 14, 21, 28; Apr. 4, 11, 18 (six sessions)
This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street

Unleash your creativity, explore your true self, and sharpen your unique voice. In this interactive workshop, we’ll learn the basics of fiction writing. We'll read and discuss successful short stories, push the boundaries of our imaginations and write our own. Make new friends and strengthen your creative muscles! Instructor: Andrea Tursi, Philadelphia writer
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Teen Playwrights - Create your World!
For Philadelphia students ages 14 to 17
Tuesday, 6:30-8:00pm
March 7, 14, 21, 28 (four sessions)
This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street

Acting! Pizza! In this workshop, we'll use images from great artists to inspire the world of your characters and begin to color their actions. This is the second of three workshops which will culminate in a night of ONE-ACTS in June. Workshop leader: program director, & The Wire actress and playwright, Tanesha Ford
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Teen Playwrights - Let Them Fly!
For Philadelphia students ages 14 to 17
Tuesday, 6:30-8:00pm
April 25, May 2, 9, 16 (four sessions)
This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street

In this workshop, we complete your plays and conduct a staged reading at 1501 Christian Street for friends and families on the second day. After the staged reading, we will request constructive feedback to strengthen our plays and spend the next two days fine-tuning the for night of ONE-ACTS in May. Taught by "The Wire" actress and playwright - Tanesha Ford
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Teen Actors - Night of ONE-ACTS!
For Philadelphia students ages 14 to 17
Tuesday, 6:30-8:00pm
May 16, 23, 30 (three sessions)
This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street

This workshop is designed to cast actors and rehearse to perform during the night of ONE-ACTS on May 30. Actors will create character bios for the roles they will play. Done in the repertoire style, one actor will have multiple roles. Playwrights and guest directors will help hone these works to performance readiness. Taught by "The Wire" actress and playwright - Tanesha Ford
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Greedy Readers Book Club
For Philadelphia students ages 14 to 16
First Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 pm
9/8, 10/6, 11/3, 12/1, 1/5, 2/2, 3/2, 4/6, 5/4 and 6/1 (10 sessions)
This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street

Girls who like to read and talk about books are welcome to join this monthly book club. We read a range of new and classic works arising from the members' interests and suggestions. Recent books include "Tomboy" by Liz Prince, "Fangirl" by Rainbow Rowell and "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie. Each month we will do some writing in journals to help us read more deeply. This will be our fourth year of meeting, and we have room to welcome two new members. Note: All meetings will be on the first Thursday of the month, except for September which will be on the 8th. Workshop leader: Laura Hawley
This workshop is currently full. Sign up to be placed on a waitlist.
Apply here.

*All opportunities are free, but space is limited.

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