Bring your story to the stage. Learn the craft of storytelling and solo work, guided by masters of the form. Lift your voice with panache, grace, and confidence. Have your voice heard.
Solo Show & Storytelling: The Sound & Fury (Online)
Feb 06 – Mar 26
6:00 – 9:00pm CST
Instructor: Arlene Malinowski
Get your voice onto a stage and into the world. This workshop is designed for storytellers, actors, solo artists and writers of all levels – who want to work on the development of a one-person show or story for the stage.
This workshop is designed for solo artists & storytellers, actors, playwrights and lovers of words of all levels – who want to work on the development of a one-person show or story for the stage. The class will focus on: 1. Cultivating your unique style and the voice of your story. 2- Rubrics for creating the world of the play. The universal truth, inciting incident and quest. 3- Designing structure, development of plot, characters and techniques to manipulate storyteller/audience relationship. This can include work at any stage of development from an idea to a finished piece. Each week offers an opportunity to develop material, class exercises and time to work individually to get personalized coaching with the goal of getting your work in the world. I am here to be your cheerleader and vision keeper. Bring your ideas, an open mind and your a sense of adventure!
Arlene Malinowski has been performing and teaching Solo & Story for over 25 years. Her award-winning solo works have been performed throughout the US and internationally. She views her solo work as an artistic expression of her social justice work in the area of Deafness and disability. Her plays include, A Little Bit Not Normal, Full Disclosure, Aiming for Sainthood, What Does the Sun Sound Like, Interrobang and It’s Whampo, Time. She is the recipient of 3Arts/UIC fellowship, LA Ovations award, LA Garland Award. Finalist in New Plays from Heartland, semi-finalist Blue Ink award, and the O’Neil. As an actor and storyteller, she has performed on stages in LA and Chicago including Goodman, Steppenwolf and Victory Gardens. She has taught at College of the Canyons and Master-classes nationwide. She is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists where she’s developed the Solo & Story curriculum.
|Session Dates||Feb 06, 13, 27|
Mar 05, 12, 19, 26
NO CLASS FEB 20
|Experience Level||Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced|
Chicago Dramatists Class Fee Policies
- If you cancel your registration more than ten days in advance of the class start date, you will be entitled to either a full refund of your money or a full credit applied to your account for future CD classes.
- If you cancel your registration fewer than ten days but more than three days before the class start date, you will be entitled to 50% of your class fee (minus a $20 administrative fee) applied to your account as a credit.
- If you cancel your registration less than three days before the class start date, there is unfortunately neither a credit nor refund option available.
- Classes that fail to meet the 50% minimum registrant requirement within 48 hours of class start time will be cancelled. In this case, registrants will receive a 100% refund.