Calling all High School Juniors & Seniors: Do you have a passionate message you'd like to share? Something you need to get off your chest? Are you interested in working on your stage performance and/or delivery? Come write with us! Poetry, personal stories, opinion pieces: We want to hear what you have to say.
Join The Telling Room's new program: Second Story to find out how you can use your voice to make a change!
Second Story is our new afterschool program where alumni get to dig deeper into the writing process, develop their writing habits, and share their words with the world. This new program will focus on strengthening writing and leadership skills while incorporating college readiness and creative expression. Social justice and community-building components will be woven into each session.
This program will meet VIRTUALLY every Wednesday from 4pm- 5:30pm on ZOOM.
The program will run for 8 sessions between October 7th and december 9th.
If too many students apply we will run a lottery. You will receive a confirmation email by September 30th.
When: Wednesday afternoons from 4pm - 5:30pm
Where: Join from anywhere! We'll meet virtually on ZOOM, so you will need a strong internet connection.
Fall Semester Dates: October 5th - December 9th
Contact: Questions can be directed to Marjolaine at email@example.com
Fall Semester: Creative Expression / Performance Focus
- Co-creating and holding both "safe space" (to provide support) and "brave space" (to encourage dialogue) to explore the habits of writers: Critical Thinking / Creativity / Curiosity / Perserverance / Pride
- Creative writing and writing for change
- Performance skills and presentation: Public speaking, storytelling, poetry, spoken word
- Each student will craft, revise, rehearse and record a creative piece (i.e. spoken word, storytelling, dramatic monologue, poetry reading).