The Community Arts program offers adults and youth opportunities to experience and participate in the arts through original and professional-caliber performing and visual arts events, as well as workshops, classes, lectures and partnerships with renowned arts organizations in New York City.
Community Arts events take place at the Bernie Wohl Center at Columbus Avenue and West 91st Street. The Center's versatile auditorium serves as a concert hall, theater in the round, dance performance space, art gallery and film venue.
Come for a free demo on Tuesday, April 10, 6:30 and 7:30pm at 647 Columbus Avenue. Tai Gong is a form of exercise that combines movements from Tai Chi, Qigong and Healing Sounds.
Writing True and Unique Stories in Fiction or Personal Essay: A Two-Part Workshop
This two-part writing workshop will help students decide on the best genre to tell a particular story – fiction or personal essay. In-class discussions on the importance of the first sentence, voice, storytelling, and the thin line between fiction and creative nonfiction will help writers of all levels produce powerful and publishable work.
Saturdays, April 14 and 28, 2018
$125.00 for two sessions
This nonfiction intensive will combine writing excerpts and examples with related prompts to begin the process of opening up your personal narrative. Introductory prompts will focus both on the tools and craft of writing followed by an opportunity to delve into specific scenes or moments of one's life.
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Poetry is not just a literary genre or artistic medium; it is a way to see the world. This three-hour intensive will explore where poetry comes from while learning the fundamentals of poetry like craft, form, and content. Learn the basics of meter and prosody and how poetry is more like painting than writing.
Saturday, April 28, 2018
This 6-week workshop will help the memoir writer find and shape a personal narrative whether a short essay or a book-length memoir. Weekly lectures and in-class exercises will illuminate the elements of storytelling used to write a memoir: structure, characterization, plot, description, dialogue, voice, point-of-view, style, revision.
Wednesdays, April 25-May 30, 2018
Susan Macaluso, Director
212-799-9400 ext 205
647 Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10025
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