Heroes Are Everywhere: Write Your Own Journey Myth
Stories are doorways to help us understand the world, and myths are some of the greatest stories ever told. In this engaging workshop, students use theatre techniques to write their own journey myths. After seeing a performance of Jason and the Golden Fleece, students follow a series of writing prompts and engage in theatrical explorations over 5 sessions to climb the “story mountain” and write a complete final myth. The residency ends with a presentation day that gives students a chance to perform their work for their classmates.
Each live residency session includes a physical warmup, an introduction to that day’s writing prompt, and a theatre exercise to help students explore character, setting, or storyline. After the live session is over, students are encouraged to spend at least 10 minutes writing the next stage of their hero’s journey. Each day all students’ work is reviewed, and appropriate comments, suggestions, and encouragement are provided to help guide the writing process.
Price & Info
Workshop Cost per Day: $510
Travel Fee: $75 per day (virtual programs are not charged for travel)
Audience Limit: 25
Program Length: 45 minutes
Workshop Minimum # of Days: 5
Appropriate For Grade(s): 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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