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In this creative writing workshop, students will generate new writings via inspiring writing prompts and will be given the opportunity to bring projects in for feedback. Write: The prompts are designed to get you to think creatively, improve your prose, and extract new stories and characters from your amazing writer's brain. This workshop is open...

Th.   Dec 3rd, 7pm
All levels
Thursday December 3 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $45
Thursday December 17 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $45
Thursday January 7 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $45
Thursday January 14 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $45
Thursday January 21 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $45
Thursday January 28 7pm - 9pm 1 Session $45
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The skills of creative writing are taught and explored, as well as methods to put aside the critical mind. Experienced and beginning writers are welcome, and this includes people for whom English is not their first language. Scrutinizing character and event, or soaring high above our lives to see patterns unseen from the ground, we find ourselves...

4 sessions
M.   Nov 30th, 6:30pm
All levels
Monday November 30 6:30pm - 9:30pm 4 Sessions $160
Wednesday December 2 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $160
Thursday December 3 6:30pm - 9:30pm 4 Sessions $160
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Every Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., we offers a workshop where you write for 2 hours based on creative writing prompts we give you. Write, then read (or don’t read – no pressure!) what you wrote, but either way, you’ll leave with new writings, with new ideas, and new inspiration. The writing exercises we give are based on the needs of...

Su.   Dec 6th, 11am
All levels
Sunday December 6 11am - 1pm 1 Session $45
Sunday December 13 11am - 1pm 1 Session $45
Sunday January 3 11am - 1pm 1 Session $45
Sunday January 10 11am - 1pm 1 Session $45
Sunday January 17 11am - 1pm 1 Session $45
Sunday January 24 11am - 1pm 1 Session $45
Sunday January 31 11am - 1pm 1 Session $45
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In the peaceful atmosphere of the Saturday workshop, and with the help of meditations that quiet the critical mind, writing becomes possible, cathartic, transformational. You can write memoir or fiction. Each workshop is focused around an inspirational theme or myth. You’ll write three times for about one hour each time, and receive constructive,...

Sa.   Dec 19th, 9:30am
All levels

Explore different styles of writing through various exercises, including: poetry, character development and expository assessment. This course will also engage and challenge you to develop and create your own personal projects.

5 sessions
Sa.   Jan 23rd, 11am
All levels
Saturday January 23 11am - 1pm 5 Sessions $79
Saturday March 5 11am - 1pm 5 Sessions $79
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This intensive workshop will teach you how to use creative tools and exercises that will help you master the craft of writing for the stage. Workshop includes opportunities to hear your work read out loud. Creative tools and exercises include learning about structure, character development, dramatic intention, conflict, motive, climax and resolution....

6 sessions
Sa.   Jan 23rd, 1pm
All levels

Whether you are brand new to blogging OR looking to fine tune your voice, this workshop will inspire you to stretch your writing skills, strategically build your online presence, connect with your audience AND achieve results whether that be guest posting opportunities, increased traffic, sales, or simply having a creative outlet. Define what’s...

T.   Dec 15th, 7pm
All levels


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Have you ever watched people journaling in a cafe or on the bus and wondered what they were doing exactly? Find out in this one-day illustrated journaling workshop with author, journalist, and illustrator Christopher Noxon (NY Times) who will guide you through this inspirational new medium that uses words and pictures to document your world and develop...

Sa.   Dec 5th, 11am
All levels

When you can't find more stage time... make your own! In this workshop, Barbara Holliday will guide you though the basics of Live Event Production; topics will include choosing the right venues, booking your comics, writing powerful press releases about your event, packaging and promoting your comedy events on a budget, and more! Learn how to build...

Sa.   Jan 30th, 12pm
All levels

For Writers So many writers, playwrights and screenwriters are trying their hand at writing musicals, but the process of musical theater creation can be bewildering, especially if you're a writer who has only written non-musical projects and may not be acquainted with even the most basic principles of music. If Mom didn't force piano lessons on you,...

6 sessions
T.   Jan 19th, 7pm
All levels

Is it your dream to write the great American novel? In this 5-week intro novel writing workshop, successful novelist Steph Cha will help you take your great book idea and turn it into a page turner.  Through fascinating craft lectures, she will teach you the fundamentals of long form fiction and cover techniques for creating a thrilling story...

5 sessions
Sa.   Dec 5th, 11am
All levels

This second in a series of three, INTERMEDIATE PILOT & SPEC writing is recommended for graduates of the first class OR students who have a general knowledge and structure of script writing (meaning you’ve written at least one or two specs) and you’re looking to hone your abilities and learn the skills that will help you deliver a script head...

7 sessions
T.   Jan 5th, 7pm

The goal is to finish the course with a first draft of an original screenplay. The New York Film Academy has distilled the essential elements from the world's best screenwriting programs to create a super-intensive screenwriting workshop. It is designed for individuals with little or no screenwriting experience who are ready, willing, and able to...

48 sessions
M.T.W.Th.F.Sa.   Jan 4th, 9:30am
All levels
Monday January 4 9:30am - 7pm 48 Sessions $3,300
Monday March 7 9:30am - 7pm 47 Sessions $3,300
Monday May 2 9:30am - 7pm 47 Sessions $3,300
Monday July 11 9:30am - 7pm 47 Sessions $3,300
Tuesday September 6 9:30am - 7pm 47 Sessions $3,300
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In this workshop, you’ll create a unique and powerful act based on your real life experiences. You’ll learn where to look for the best material, and you’ll be guided through the process of crafting that material into a 5 minute set that will blow people away. If you’ve been writing down joke ideas all your life, or if you’ve just been told...

8 sessions
W.   Jan 20th, 7pm
All levels

This course will cover the basics of social media marketing, explore techniques for employing social media as a marketing tool and present ways to develop strategy. Designing your Facebook landing page, creating a YouTube channel, setting up a Twitter account, and how to update them all together and use them to promote your business or film! Facebook,...

2 sessions
W.Th.   Dec 16th, 9:30am
Wednesday December 16 9:30am - 4:30pm 2 Sessions $795
Thursday January 21 9:30am - 4:30pm 2 Sessions $795
Thursday February 18 9:30am - 4:30pm 2 Sessions $795
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