Does the thought of telling a story in front of a live audience appeal to you? Is there a story germinating in your soul that you want to share with others?
In this class, we'll craft a 7-10 minute solo performance / storytelling piece. The piece can be about anything you choose and should reflect your unique voice. We'll discuss the techniques of what makes a successful solo performance piece. We'll look at how writing a stage piece differs from traditional writing. We'll also discuss effective performance techniques to captivate an audience. In the end, participants will be asked to invite guests to a class performance where you'll be able to put your newly acquired skills to work. I've you've been dreaming of telling a story to a live audience, this class is for you! In addition to practice on stage, there will also be a few class discussions and partner exercises.
Details: Go Tell It on the Stage: An Introduction to Solo Performance takes place Thursdays August 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 6:30-8:30pm in person at Lake Erie Ink, 2843 Washington Blvd., Cleveland Heights OH 44118.
Genre: Storytelling and literary performance
Format: Generative workshop with stage craft and performance
Location: This class takes place in person at Lake Erie Ink, 2843 Washington Blvd., Cleveland Heights OH 44118.
Size: Limited to 12 participants (including scholarships).
Scholarships: Two scholarship spots are available for this class for writers in Northeast Ohio. Apply by April 24.
Cancellations & Refunds: Cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the first class meeting to receive a full refund. Email email@example.com.
Echo Brown is a visionary storyteller from Cleveland, Ohio who strives to inspire and provoke. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard, was released in January 2020 to rave reviews by Macmillan.