City As Muse: What You Bring
June 9 @ 2:00 PM - June 30 @ 5:00 PM
SATURDAYS, from 2-5 PM
JUNE 2, 9, 16, 23, 2018
56 E 1st St, New York, New York 10003
Dramatize and perform memories and interactions with NYC landmarks and characters–actual or fictional–in this four-weekend theatre/playwriting workshop for all ages and abilities!
Taught by Playwriting, Directing and Dramaturgy team
ALVIN ENG and WENDY WASDAHL
In conjunction with City Lore’s current exhibition, What We Bring: New Immigrant Gifts, Alvin Eng and Wendy Wasdahl will lead City As Muse–What You Bring. With NYC as muse and theatre/playwriting as medium, a unique opportunity to engage personal histories in a dramatic dialogue with NYC’s artistic, cultural and social legacy. Learning fundamentals of playwriting, acting/improvisation and collaborative ensemble work, workshop participants will create and perform short dramatic monologues and scenes. Create and collaborate on the page and the stage! Alvin Eng and Wendy Wasdahl are a NYC-based Playwright, Director and Dramaturg team specializing in new play development and theatre education workshops for all levels and ages. They have presented plays and led workshops throughout NYC and the U.S., as well as in Paris, Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China.