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A UNIQUE PAGE-TO-STAGE CREATIVE EXPERIENCE

"Your LIFE STORY is the greatest gift you can share to inspire others and create positive change in the world."

Discover a totally creative and meaningful way to share part of your life story with an appreciative audience - and with your loved ones - so that your experience can make a difference that matters!

This unique page-to-stage creative program approaches the writing and sharing of your personal story as a way to both inspire and entertain, and ignite your creative spirit in unimaginable ways.

 

During this unique creative program, you will:

  • Experience profound personal growth and self-discovery as you craft your story.

  • Unleash your creativity and artistic potential.

  • Develop a range of new skills: scriptwriting, acting, stage presence, production.

  • Be part of a supportive community of like-minded women (and perhaps some men).

  • Gain confidence, and empower yourself to make a difference in the world by inspiring others through your story.

Join award-winning playwright and performer Eli Hans and improv actor extraordinaire and author Joseph Bennett on a transformative writing and performance adventure.

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WRITERS!  Bring your brilliant words and characters to life - from your manuscripts or memoirs to the stage - with YOU performing it all! (Yes, even if you've never done it before!)

ACTORS! Imagine writing and performing your own material, showcasing your strengths and stretching your acting chops, exploring what SOLO theatre is all about!

CREATIVES! If you get turned on by creativity pouring out of your pores, S-T-R-E-T-C-H-I-N-G your creative boundaries to create magic... THIS is it!

SPEAKERS! Up-level your message and presentation style to really stand out from the crowd. And have a blast trying something new!

NOT ANY OF THOSE? Well, as a HUMAN, you have experienced life-changing events, hilarious moments, great successes and even challenges that, in hindsight, helped you become stronger, more alive and perhaps even more resilient.

 

Sharing your life story with an appreciative audience can literally be life-changing!

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All of us have an amazing story that deserves to be told.

  • A beautiful well-lived life, filled with precious memories, joys and losses.

  • An insurmountable challenge (or several) you managed to overcome.

  • A series of unique events that might be inspiring to others.

  • A hilariously funny moment that gave you a new life perspective.

  • A unique ancestry or how you and your family came to be here today.

A few words from Eli, your guide through this adventure:

 

"Writing and performing award-winning Out of The Blue – about my miraculous cancer healing journey - has been the highlight of my creative life.

 

The process of developing and finally sharing it with audiences internationally, has been beyond my wildest imaginings. (Being nominated in 6 categories by Broadway World L.A.  and winning the Encore Producer's Award at The Hollywood Fringe festival wasn't too bad either!) 

 

The experience has been so fulfilling and all-encompassing that I feel called to facilitate this unique storytelling experience, using theatre as a vehicle of personal transformation.

I hope you'll join me, and my fabulous partner Joseph Bennett, in this bold and exciting new adventure!"

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WORKSHOP DETAILS

 

SHARE YOUR STORY. INSPIRE THE WORLD!

 

This creative program is probably unlike anything you've ever done before. It will motivate you, challenge you, and ultimately fulfill you in ways you can't begin to imagine.

 

You'll consistently sit down to write, then rehearse and perform your story as a mini solo show-as you explore your creativity, learn to trust your instincts, tame your inner critic, and express yourself authentically. 

 

Starting a creative project of this nature may seem daunting at first, but I promise you... with the support you'll receive from me, my incredible consort Joseph Bennett - and the wonderfully safe space that is created by our amazing participants - you will soar!

The program takes place both live in our studio theatre in San Miguel - or on Zoom, if you can't be there in person. (Sessions are recorded to watch later, if you wish.)

WHEN:

The next 7-week program coming up:

(9 sessions including dress rehearsal and Student Showcase!)

Aug 12 - Sept 26, 2024

We meet once per week on Mondays.

The final showcase and tech rehearsal is on Thursday, Sept 26.

 

Time: 11 AM SMA time (10 AM Pacific / 1 PM  Eastern.)

Be aware of daylight savings time changes .

 

Writing sessions are 2 hours; performance sessions are 3 hours. 

You'll receive a detailed schedule after you register so you can plan in advance.

 

The 7-week / 9-session program is divided into two sections:  WRITING and PERFORMANCE

WRITING YOUR STORY

  • Develop a story you will perform as a 7-minute theatrical scene.

  • Invite your creative muse to come and</