Rebels, Leaders, & Innovators
July 19 @ EST 9:30 am - 11:00 am$70
Member Price: $63
SummerWrite Week 2
July 19 – 23
5 Sessions, 1.5 hours
Ages: 6 – 8
Deadline to Register: July 12, 11:59 pm
Instructor: Alexa Scott-Flaherty
Be a change maker! We all have the power to make the world a better place, one action at a time. And stories, true and fictional, have the power to guide us. This camp helps us learn about the heroes among us, at all levels of society and in different times, and encourages us to stretch our “social good” muscles. We’ll learn about Frederick Douglass, Rosa Parks, Susan B. Anthony, Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr., Helen Keller, Lou Gehrig, and other historic figures by reading age-appropriate biographies. We’ll perform acts of kindness, make picture books, and use our artistic and creative selves to empower ourselves and make a difference in our community.
Alexa Scott-Flaherty is an actress, director, producer, and teacher. A proud member of Labyrinth Theatre Company in New York City, she works locally at Blackfriars, Geva Theatre Center, and The JCC Centerstage. She has worked as an actress in New York City at many theaters, including The Public Theatre, SoHo Rep, and PS 122; with the Royal Shakespeare Company of London; and The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C. Alexa is an adjunct lecturer at the U of R International Theatre Program; serves on the Key Bank Rochester Fringe Festival’s Board of Directors; and is an ensemble member of Impact Interactive LLC, a unique theatre-based training company in Rochester. Alexa has been actively involved with Writers & Books since 2009.
Workshops are conducted EST via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. To participate, please register by the deadline using the ticket portal below, or go to Scholarships. Zoom links are emailed to registered participants.