Solo Show & Storytelling Warrior Weekend (Intensive) (Spring 2021)

06/19/2021 - 06/20/2021




  • $195.00  -  General
  • $145.00  -  New Student




Sessions: 2
Session Dates: Jun. 19, Jun. 20
Session Times: 1:00pm - 5:15pm Central Time


Solo Show & Storytelling Warrior Weekend (Intensive) (Spring 2021) 

Jun. 19 - Jun. 20

1:00pm - 5:15pm Central Time
Instructor: Arlene Malinowski

This workshop focuses on finding your voice and the voice of the story. It is filled with hands-on activities, lecture and one-on-one coaching that is designed to uncover, develop and shape those stories that are uniquely yours.  All levels are welcome including actors, storytellers, writers and solo artists. I am here to be your cheerleader and vision-keeper. Just bring your ideas, a sense of adventure, an open mind and your spirit of fun.

Arlene Malinowski 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. She 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.


The Early Bird Registration Discount is not applicable for this course. Network Discounts still apply.

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 2 Days (1 Sat, 1 Sun)
Session Dates

June 19, June 20

Time 1:00pm - 5:15pm Central Time
Notes This class is ideal for students with experience ranging from beginner to advanced.