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Writing Truth & Beauty in Spring

March 9, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

​Writing Truth & Beauty in Spring – A Creative Writing Workshop with Kelly DuMar
MARCH series – 4 Thursdays

This creative writing workshop will inspire you to deepen and strengthen your writing practice and develop new writing, particularly poetry and personal essays, exploring craft, revision and the creative process. Our in-class writing process will be enhanced by the use of expressive Playback Theater forms to deepen and enliven the creative writing process. New and experienced writers are welcome!

Workshop Location: True Story Theater Studio, Arlington, MA

Session Two:  4 Wednesday. evenings – March 9, March 16, March 23, March 30, from 7:30-9:30 p.m., $65-$80 sliding scale (for the 4 weeks.) Please email Kelly then mail your check made out to Kelly Dumar at P.O. Box 297, Sherborn, MA 01770 to reserve your space.

Call 508-647-0596 for more info.
Please e-mail Kellydumar (at) gmail.com to register in advance.

Kelly DumarTo learn more about Kelly, go to http://www.kellydumar.com

Kelly DuMar, M.Ed. is a playwright and poet who facilitates Writing Truth & Beauty workshops for creative writers across the US, including The Mass. Poetry Festival, The International Women’s Writing Guild, The Power of Words Conference, Southern Writers Conference, and Winter Wheat Conference.Her poems are published in many literary magazines, including “Lumina Online,” “Corium,” “Cape Cod Review,” “Kindred,” “Apeiron,” and “Tupelo Quarterly,” and her award-winning poetry chapbook, “All These Cures,” was published by Lit House Press in 2014. Kelly’s award winning plays have been produced around the US and Canada, and are published by dramatic publishers. She founded and produces the Our Voices Festival of Women Playwrights at Wellesley College, now in its 10th year, and she moderates, Let’s Talk TLA, a bi-monthly teleconference and poetry open mic for members of the Transformative Language Arts Association. Kelly serves on the board & faculty of The International Women’s Writing Guild. Her website is kellydumar.com

Details

Date:
March 9, 2016
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Organizer

Kelly Dumar
Website:
http://www.kellydumar.com

Venue

Arlington home studio
East Arlington, MA 02474 United States + Google Map
Phone:
781-646-1705

Details

Date:
March 9, 2016
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Organizer

Kelly Dumar
Website:
http://www.kellydumar.com

Venue

Arlington home studio
East Arlington, MA 02474 United States + Google Map
Phone:
781-646-1705

What happens in a True Story Theater performance?  Our events bring together the delight of improvisation with the riveting vulnerability of people sharing their personal truth.

The show’s emcee (called “the conductor”) facilitates brief, spontaneous conversations with volunteers from the audience who share their own feelings and experiences related to the show’s theme.  After each conversation, the actors and musician immediately embody the key feelings and actions they heard, using movement, music, dialogue, and superb listening. All of it is improvised on the spot. During the course of a 75 minute show, True Story enacts about 6-8 stories.

From this simple interaction, audience members laugh, cry, get insights about their lives, and feel an expanded sense of community. You can share a moment from your life and see it performed, or just come to watch.

What are True Story Theater’s classes like?  We will teach you the basic of Playback Theatre, which can hone your listening skills for everyday life.  All are welcome.  Classes are supportive, informal, intimate, and fun, an enriching experience for both newcomers and experienced actors.