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I Dream a World (A School)

Visionary poets Amanda Gorman and Langston Hughes’ poetry powerfully imagines a world that works for everyone. Students will encounter recent work by Gorman and the Dream Poems of Hughes and be inspired to create their own Dream Poem that expresses what matters to them. Through expressing their own hopes and fears students have the opportunity […]

Being Mythic

Students will create an I Am Poem that reveals their inner mythic being. In the writing of the poem, they will also explore their roots and mythologies of their own cultures. The students will write their own poems while engaging with one of the first poems that was spoken in the ancient bardic tradition. This […]

LGBTQ+ Through the Arts

Learning About LGTBQ+ & Gender Identity through the Arts is an inclusive arts exploration of topics within LGBTQ+ issues such as terminology, gender identity, intersectionality, discrimination, and queer liberation movements. The workshops will utilize experiential and discussion-based learning methods, such as Theatre of the Oppressed, storytelling, creative writing, and devised theatre techniques, to dismantle myths, […]

Poetry as Activism – Workshops

Poetry as Activism is an introduction to the art and techniques of activist poetry.  Participants experience a process that takes them from exploring a social issue they care about, to writing and performing a creative work inspired by that issue. Writing techniques, literary devices, and historical events will illuminate opportunities for participants to connect to […]