Sound & Fury Solo Show & Storytelling Development (Summer 2020)(Online)

06/09/2020 - 07/21/2020




  • $299.00  -  General
  • $249.00  -  New Student




Sessions: 7 Tuesdays
Session Dates: Jun 09, 16, 23, 30, Jul 07, 14, 21
Session Time: 6:00pm - 9:15pm Central Time


Sound & Fury Solo Show $ Storytelling Development (Summer 2020)(Online) 

Jun 09 - Jul 21
6:00pm - 9:15pm Central Time

Instructor: Arlene Malinowski

This fast, furious, hands-on workshop is for playwrights, actors, and storytellers of all levels who want to work on the development of a one-person show or long-form narrative/story. Each week offers an opportunity to work and develop your piece with the goal being to advance to production readiness. The 8-week class offers supportive feedback, structure, and cheerleading. It is designed to serve you and your personal creative goals. You will write hard and have big fun - we promise.

Arlene has been performing and teaching Solo & Story for over 25 years. Her award-winning solo works have been performed both in the US and internationally. She views her solo work as an artistic espresso of her social justice work in the area of Deafness and disability. Her plays include, A Little Bit Not Normal, Full Disclosure, Aiming for Sainthood, What Does the Sun Sound Like, Interrobang and Where All of it is True and None of it is Real. Theaters include Victory Gardens, Pritzker Pavilion, 16th Street theater, HBO Workspace, Collaboration, West Coast Ensemble, Minneapolis Arts center, St Louis Center of Contemporary Art and College and Universities. Se is the recipient of 3 Arts/UIC fellowship, LA Ovations award, LA Garland Award. Finalist in New Plays from Heartland, semi-finalist Blue Ink award, and the O’Neill.As an actor, she has performed on stages in LA and Chicago including Goodman, 16th Street, Victory Gardens. She has been an Artist in Residence at 16th Street and Quad City. As a storyteller, she has performed all over Chicago & LA. Taught at College of the Canyons, Victory Gardens and Master-classes nationwide. She is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists where she has developed the Solo & Story curriculum.

Classes will be held via Zoom. Instructors will send out Zoom invites one day before class begins. We encourage students to setup a Zoom account for themselves before class if they have not already to ensure when class begins you are able to jump straight into the art!

Sessions/Weekday 7 Tuesdays
Session Dates

Jun 09, 16, 23, 30
Jul 07, 14, 21

Time 6:00pm - 9:15pm Central Time
Notes n/a