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09/27 The Artist’s Way with Kristen Fogle and Lydia Real

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 09/27 The Artist’s Way with Kristen Fogle and Lydia Real

Celebrate fall by discovering and recovering your creative self. This powerful twelve-week course is for novices and working artists of all types including writers, visual artists, actors, dancers, and musicians. In a supportive and safe setting you’ll encounter a myriad of experiences that will tap your imagination and increase productivity. Weekly readings, exercises, and discussions will propel you toward a more fulfilling life. Bring a copy of The...

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09/27 Self Production for Playwrights: In Conversation with Larry Dean Harris of The Dramatists Guild

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Classes, Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 09/27 Self Production for Playwrights: In Conversation with Larry Dean Harris of The Dramatists Guild

Self-producing playwrights are all the rage. Find out how you can join in the madness with our intensive primer on producing your own work. Dramatists Guild Southern California rep and veteran producer Larry Dean Harris will cover a wealth of topics: budgeting, scheduling, selecting a theater and other valuable tips and war stories. All are welcome to attend this free workshop on Sunday, September 27 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Ink Spot, the home of San Diego...

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09/28 How to Give a Reading without Boring Your Audience to Tears with Rae Dubow

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 09/28 How to Give a Reading without Boring Your Audience to Tears with Rae Dubow

  How many times have you been to a reading and found it wanting? The material may be terrific, but if the author’s delivery doesn’t rise to the occasion, the audience can’t appreciate it. The upshot? Writers need to learn how to deliver their work in public, to be comfortable when they share their words. In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to give a short reading of and be coached on their performances. After the reading, constructive...

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08/28-08/29 Damaged Goods II (Dance and Fiction Performance)

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in Events, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 08/28-08/29 Damaged Goods II (Dance and Fiction Performance)

Damaged Goods II Presented by San Diego Dance Theater with San Diego Writers, Ink   Friday, August 28, 8 PM Saturday, August 29, 8 PM   White Box Live Arts 2590 Truxtun Road, 205 San Diego, CA 92106   DAMAGED GOODS II embraces the stories of three writers from San Diego Writers, Ink, who share their beautiful and tragic stories with humor and pathos. Directed by San Diego Dance Theater‘s Jean Isaacs in partnership with Writers, Ink and its...

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09/29 Sensitive Subjects: Handling Violence, Trauma, Abuse or Illness on the Page with Caitlin Rother

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in Classes, Events | Comments Off on 09/29 Sensitive Subjects: Handling Violence, Trauma, Abuse or Illness on the Page with Caitlin Rother

We have so much violence and trauma in our society, on the news, and in Hollywood movies, how much do readers really want in their pleasure reading? Fiction allows for more than non-fiction, because many readers often can’t stomach it when it’s “real.” New York Times best-selling author Caitlin Rother will discuss how to write your memoir or get your story across by incorporating emotional and psychological details, rather than physically graphic or violent...

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