season 18 calendar

2018-2019

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The following events are for registered WriteGirl members, unless noted as a public event. For more information, call the WriteGirl office at 213-253-2655 or email membership@writegirl.org

FALL 2018

 College workshops in the writegirl office

College workshops in the writegirl office

 MEntee welcome day

MEntee welcome day

Sunday, September 9
COLLEGE WORKSHOP PART A (Session 1): WriteGirl office
College Workshops Required For All WriteGirl Seniors

Saturday, September 22
COLLEGE WORKSHOP PART A (Session 2): WriteGirl office

Saturday, October 13
COLLEGE WORKSHOP PART B (Session 1): WriteGirl office

Saturday, October 27
COLLEGE WORKSHOP PART B (Session 2): WriteGirl office

Saturday, November 10
MENTEE WELCOME DAY: The Huntington
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
For ALL mentees and volunteers. Kick off the new WriteGirl season with a day of writing activities, special guests, and of course...a tasty lunch! Get to know some of our teen girls and women writers. Get ready to hear about all the exciting events and activities in the season ahead!

Saturday, November 17
COLLEGE OPEN HOUSE: WriteGirl office

 the poetry workshop

the poetry workshop

Sunday, December 2
FICTION DISCOVERY-STYLE WORKSHOP: The Autry, Los Feliz
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Tap into your creative mind and create characters and stories that only you can write. You and your mentor will be guided through interactive writing activities to help ignite your imagination and help you invent fantastical worlds or small emotional moments.

Saturday, December 15
COLLEGE OPEN HOUSE: WriteGirl office

Winter 2019

 the songwriting workshop

the songwriting workshop

Saturday, January 26
POETRY WORKSHOP: The Huntington, Pasadena
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Art inspires poetry inspires art. Color, shape, texture, sound...your senses will come alive at this all-day extravaganza to help guide your poetic voice. Renowned poets will share insights and techniques, and of course, we will end the day with our annual, “WriteGirl Poetry Cafe,” where girls are invited to share some of their poetry and passion!

Saturday, February 23
SONGWRITING WORKSHOP: The Huntington, Pasadena
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Stellar singer/songwriters will help girls craft lyrics in this day-long lyric writing event. The day culminates in a special showcase where our singer/songwriter guests will set some of the girls’ lyrics to music. Don’t miss this day!

 the character & dialogue workshop

the character & dialogue workshop

Saturday, March 9
CHARACTER & DIALOGUE WORKSHOP: Linwood Dunn Theater at The Academy, Hollywood
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Discover the secrets of writing scenes and monologues for the stage and screen, including subtext, conflict, “the inciting incident,” character development and much more...directly from Hollywood pros. You may even see writing come to life in the hands of outstanding Los Angeles actors in the afternoon showcase!

SPRING 2019

 lights, camera, writegirl!

lights, camera, writegirl!

Saturday, April 6
PUBLIC EVENT
LIGHTS, CAMERA, WRITEGIRL!: Linwood Dunn Theater at The Academy, Hollywood
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Get ready for the red carpet evening benefit, “Lights, Camera, WriteGirl!” where selected scenes and monologues, written by WriteGirl teens and performed by acclaimed actors, will make a packed audience roar with laughter – it’s our special annual fundraiser to support WriteGirl programs! Celebrity actors, silent auction, raffle prizes, dinner and cocktails!

Saturday, May 18
CREATIVE NONFICTION/JOURNALISM DISCOVERY-STYLE WORKSHOP: LACMA, Mid-Wilshire
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Get inspired by the amazing exhibits at LACMA! Mentees and mentors will explore the museum with a variety of writing experiments in hand!

 The season-end celbration

The season-end celbration

Saturday, June 22
PUBLIC EVENT
SEASON-END CELEBRATION & BOOK LAUNCH: Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Celebrate the 18th Season of WriteGirl and our new book! Food, beverages, special guests, and performances by the teen girls of WriteGirl!

July - Date TBD
VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION EVENT: Location TBD
We thank our dedicated volunteers, for their contributions of time, energy, skills and heart.