INSTITUTE FOR COLLABORATIVE STORYTELLING WORKSHOP
TWENTY FIRST CENTURY COLLABORATIVE STORYTELLING workshop hosted by THE INSTITUTE FOR COLLABORATIVE STORYTELLING (ICS) is for writers, directors and actors in film and theater who want to immerse themselves for five days in developing stories through the ICS process.
Lodge of the Desert in beautiful southwest Tucson AZ. We will learn about collaborative storytelling in stories, scripts and plays, surrounded by mountains, the desert, and the the artistic culture of Arizona.
306 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson AZ, 85711. www.lodgeonthedesert.com/
The ICS conference is limited to sixteen participants with some active background in theater or film and with a strong interest in collaborative storytelling. The ideal balance will include writers, actors, directors, and a variety of theater and film professionals so workshop groups will have a variety of skills to explore collaborations. Each candidate will submit a resume and have an interview via phone, Skype or in person as part of the process in determining a strong fit for this first ICS event.
SUNDAY JULY 26 THROUGH THURSDAY JULY 30, 2015
Sunday July 26.
Arrive. Casual meet and greet. 7:30pm. Buffet dinner.
Monday, July 27 and through Thursday, July 30.
Mornings. Sessions with experts.
Afternoons and evenings. Small group workshops.
Thursday Evening, July 30th.
Showcase performances and closing event.
INTENSIVE MENTORING every morning Monday through Thursday. Intensive mentoring by experts on writing, acting and directing. Mentors include film and theater professionals.
DAILY CREATIVE SESSIONS by professionals on topics such as ‘What is story?’ ‘What is 21st Century Storytelling?’, ‘Prose into Performed Story,’ ‘Improv Into Story,’ ‘Story Structures and Actors Living Truthfully in the Moment,’ the ‘Ethos of Creative Collaboration.’ etc. Professionals include Howard Allen, top ranked script doctor, and Royce Sparks, certified Meisner instructor.
SMALL GROUP WORKSHOPS every afternoon and evening where participants in small groups apply the ICS storytelling process in creating work.
A FILMED SHOWCASE of devised work created during the week open to an invited audience of theatre and film professionals to demonstrate the process.
MEET AND GREET at opening and closing receptions as well as throughout the meeting for informal discussions with fellow participants and invited guests.
$300 tuition includes all sessions, workshops, mentoring during the conference, dinner and snacks at receptions, meetings, DVD of the event and handbook of conference materials. Scholarships available Free parking for local participants. Payment is required by July 1.
*An automatic 10% discount is offered to any students of the Meisner Technique International Summer 2015 Meisner Technique Intensive!
ROOM AND BOARD
Meals other than the closing event and room are not covered in the tuition. The Lodge of the Desert offers participants a special $70 a night rate. Private and shared rooms available.
The Institute is limited to sixteen participants. Applicants should email with subject line “Collaborative Storytelling” and an artistic resume and contact information to
More information will be posted on
Space is limited, and admissions will go to the first qualified applicants. Act quickly.
Howard Allen, Creative Director
with Royce Sparks
and Ron Pullins
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