Calling all creative writers! Join us for a new series of FREE creative writing workshops, hosted by TeenTix in collaboration with On the Boards. In each Art Begets Art mini-workshop you’ll attend a performance at the On the Boards, then produce a piece of creative writing in response to the performance. Mini-workshops consists of three meetings: a pre-meeting to learn about the performance you'll be seeing, the performance itself, and a post-meeting to work on your creative writing.
You'll get to discuss the performance with other art-loving teens, meet the artist after the show, and receive individual mentorship from a professional writer on your work. There will also be an opportunity to publish your work on the TeenTix blog and receive a stipend for publication!
There are three different mini-workshops, each revolving around a different performance at On the Boards. You can sign up for one, two, or all three workshops! Learn more about each performance below. Then read the dates and times carefully, and sign up on THIS FORM!
- Meeting 1: Saturday, March 19, 11-1 PM
- Performance/Meeting 2: Saturday, March 26, 7 PM
- Meeting 3: Saturday, April 2, 11-1 PM
Pamela Z’s performance evenings combine live electronic processing, sampled sound, and rear-projected video to create a spectacular multi-medium event. A pioneer of live digital looping techniques—Pamela Z’s processes her voice in real time to create dense, complex sonic layers—allowing her to manipulate sound with physical gestures.
Listen to an excerpt from Pamela Z's arrangement of Meredith Monk's Scared Song right HERE.
- Meeting 1: Saturday, April 30, 11-1 PM
- Performance/Meeting 2: Saturday, May 7, 7 PM
- Meeting 3: Saturday, May 14, 11-1 PM
*This performance contains nudity and is primarily a performance with ambient sound and no spoken
- Meeting 1: Saturday, May 14, 1:301-3:30 PM
- Performance/Meeting 2: Saturday, May 21, 7 PM
- Meeting 3: Saturday, May 28, 11-1 PM
Workshops require participants to dedicate time out of the meeting hours to work on their creative writing pieces.
Sign up for a workshop by filling out this form:
Each workshop is limited to 12 teens. Must be ages 13-19, and a current TeenTix member to participate. If you're not a TeenTix member yet, it's free to sign up, RIGHT HERE. While any teen who is interested should sign-up, we highly encourage teens who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color) to participate.
Everyone who signs up will receive an email confirming their registration. Technology assistance is available for teens who need access to a laptop or internet to participate. Bus passes are also available for teens who need transportation support to participate.
If you have questions about, or need assistance filling out this application, please contact Mariko, the Teen Programs Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.