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Writer's Garret

June, 2015

The Writer's Garret 2015 Kid's 
Summer Camp Offerings:
 
Check out all of the camps the Writer's Garret has to offer!
 
Register now! All classes are limited to only twenty spots, and the Early Bird deadline is fast approaching!
 
slamI Slam, Therefore I Am with Joaquín Zihuatanejo

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Saturday July 11th, 2015

12 PM - 3 PM

10809 Garland Road, Dallas 75218

 

Internationally recognized slam poet and award-winning teacher Joaquín Zihuatanejo hopes to foster his passion for slam poetry in your child. Through interactive exercises, quick writes, writing prompts, and modeling your child will get a first hand look at how to create an astonishing performance or slam poem. Click "Register Now" to learn more!

  • $60 Early Bird (Members-only discount if registered by Friday, June 26)
  • $150 Others
  • Members $105 (after Friday, June 26)
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writestuff
The Write Stuff with CJ Critt

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Monday-Friday July 13-17, 10-11:30 AM

10809 Garland Road, Dallas 75218
 

Disney staff writer and produced playwright, CJ Critt, believes everyone is an expert - on their own life - and has many stories to tell. The Write Stuff celebrates the signature voice of each student by having them write in a guided environment, and then presenting their newly authored works out loud for the class. The Write Stuff encourages diverse writing styles, including (but not limited to): poetry, character monologue, lyrics, original essays, personal stories. Your child will discover that they already possess an endless resource to tap for future creative ideas - their lives. Click "Register Now" to learn more!

  • $75 Early Bird (Members-only discount if registered by Friday, June 26)
  • $165 Others
  • Members $120 (after Friday, June 26)

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improvIMPROVImprov for Kids Camp with Catherine Brockette 

Session 1: Saturday July 18, 1-4 PM

Session 2: Saturday August 1, 1-4 PM

10809 Garland Road, Dallas 75218

 

Writer and performer Catherine Brockette will help you child explore the elements of improv in this this safe and creative environment. Through various games, exercises, and scene work, your child will learn some of the core fundamentals of improvisation such as: trust, communication, agreement (the "yes and" principle), space work, the group mind, character development, and active listening. Perfect for children to improve their acting, listening, and public speaking skills. Click "Register Now" to learn more!

 

  • $60 Early Bird

  • (Members-only discount if registered by Friday, June 26)

  • $150 Others

  • Members $105 (after Friday, June 26)

 

Session 1, Saturday July 18, 1-4 PM

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Session 2, Saturday August 1, 1-4 PM

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ZINE

zineZine Camp with Lisa Huffaker

Session 1: Monday-Friday July 20-24, 1-4 PM

Session 2: Monday-Friday July 27-31, 1-4 PM

10809 Garland Road, Dallas 75218

 

Musician, poet, and artist Lisa Huffacker is excited to bring to youth ages 10-19 a one-of-a-kind art and literature camp experience. Voted "Best of 2012" by the Dallas Observer, in Zine Camp your young adult will create his or her own "zine," learning the tools for written self-expression while exploring the artistic (and ecologically-friendly) techniques behind zines and their production. Click "Register Now" to learn more!

 

  • $150 Early Bird

  • (Members-only discount if registered by Friday, June 26)

  • $220 Others

  • Members $175 (after Friday, June 26)

 

Session 1, Monday-Friday July 20-24, 1-4 PM

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Session 2, Monday-Friday July 27-31, 1-4 PM

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COLLEGECollegeessayCollege Entrance Essay Camp with CJ Critt

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Saturday July 25, 1-4 PM

10809 Garland Road, Dallas 75218 

Novelist and Disney staff writer CJ Critt will help your child write genuine and powerful essays before the busy and stressful fall. In this course, students will study sample essays, learn what they should and shouldn't include in their essays, brainstorm potential topics, and produce polished essay for their college applications (for ApplyTexas and Common App applications). Click "Register Now" to learn more!

 
  • $60 Early Bird

  • (Members-only discount if registered by Friday, June 26)

  • $150 Others

  • Members $105 (after Friday, June 26)

 

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NOTE:  

  • Educators (including WINS instructors) can receive $25 off with Code "Educate" (no quotation marks)

  • Veterans can use the Code "US" (no quotation marks) for 100% free registration

  • courtesy of the Texas Commission on the Arts

  • Those whose lives have been directly and deeply impacted by Cancer (self or member of nuclear family) can use code "BigC" (no quotation marks) for 100% free registration also courtesy of the Texas Commission on the Arts

1st & 3rd Saturdays _______________
 

  

1st Saturdays, 4-6 PM

at The Writer's Garret
10809 Garland Road
(enter door on the left)

 

3rd Saturdays, 4-6 PM

at Lucky Dog Books - Oak Cliff
633 W. Davis St.

 

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Stone Soup Critique Groups:
  

1st & 3rd Tuesdays 
Mixed Genre 
with Jim Dolan

7-9 PM
at Lucky Dog Books 
(next door to The Garret)

  

2nd Tuesdays Poetry  
at The Writer's Garret 
10809 Garland Road 
(enter door on the left)
 

Saturdays (2nd & 4th) 

Prose & Poetry Stone Soup 

Peer Critique Workshop

with  Mark David Noble
10 AM - 12 PM
at The Writer's Garret
10809 Garland Road
(enter door on the left)

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