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August 2021

Comedy Improvisation

August 9 @ EST 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$138

Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 5 August 9 - 13 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: 12 - 14 Deadline to Register: August 2, 11:59 pm Instructor: Julie Donofrio Have you ever seen a comedy improv show, or the television show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and thought, “That looks like fun!” It is fun, and here is your chance to see for yourself. Comedy improvisation is the art of acting without a script. We will play many theatre games, some…

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Citizens: Race, Identity, & Democracy

August 9 @ EST 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$150

Member Price: $137 SummerWrite Week 5 August 9 - 13 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: Teen Deadline to Register: August 2, 11:59 pm Instructor: Almeta Whitis Using Claudia Rankine’s book Citizen: An American Lyric as a jumping off point, we will engage with discussion and writing around racial identity and social justice issues. We will examine the question of what makes a person the “other.” Through open, ongoing dialogue and an arts process, students will create original stories of everyday…

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Poetry, Pottery, & Paper: Hybrid Camp

August 9 @ EST 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$226

Member Price: $208 SummerWrite Week 5 August 9 - 13 5 Split Sessions: 9 am - 12 pm (3 hours) 1:30 - 3 pm(1.5 hours) Ages: 8 - 11 Deadline to Register: August 2, 11:59 pm Instructor: Kate Whorton & more TBA NOTE: This camp is a hybrid camp. Students will spend the mornings, 9 am-12 pm,  in-person at the Flower City Arts Center, 713 Monroe Avenue (see below for COVID safety protocols), then afternoons, 1:30-3 pm, on Zoom with…

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Teen Zine

August 9 @ EST 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$185

Member Price: $165 SummerWrite Week 5 August 9 - 13 5 Sessions, 5 hours Ages: Teens Deadline to Register: August 2, 11:59 pm Instructor: Kylie Newcomer & more TBA Create your own zine in this exciting new collaboration between Flower City Arts Center and Writers & Books. Short for magazines, zines are small circulations of self-published books, which historically have aided in the advancement of ideas throughout communities since the 1930s. Journalist Britta Lokting describes zines as a way for…

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Visible & Invisible Characters

August 9 @ EST 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$138

Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 5 August 9 - 13 5 Sessions, 2.5 hours Ages: 8 - 11 Deadline to Register: August 2, 11:59 pm Instructor:  Kimberly Caceci Did you know that one in five people has a disability? Popular books like Wonder, El Deafo, the modern retelling of Little Women Meg, Jo, Beth, & Amy, Jacqueline Woodson’s Before the Ever After and even the Percy Jackson Series all portray characters with disabilities and tell a story about how the…

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Writing Movies

August 9 @ EST 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$138

Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 5 August 9 - 13 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: Teen Deadline to Register: August 2, 11:59 pm Instructor: Michael M.B. Galvin All the best stuff happens before the cameras roll! In this camp we’ll talk about what makes screenplays work and learn basic techniques by focusing on structure, story, characters, dialogue, and format. We’ll watch scenes from different movie genres and break down the scripts to see how the writer made it all happen.…

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