GLOBAL MONOLOGUES

Global Monologues teen theatre program will start on January 10th, 2021. The program will be conducted via Zoom for 8 Sundays for 90 minutes sessions, and teens from around the world are invited to participate. 

The program includes text study classes, creative writing classes, artist masterclasses, acting classes, and performance.

When:

Workshops will take place via ZOOM starting January 10, 2021, for 8 Sundays at 12:00 p.m. NY time/ 7:00 p.m. Israel time. Each session is 90 minutes long.

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Target Audience: Ages 13-16 from around the world

Tuition: $150 per person

 

Program Description:


CONNECT TO ASPIRING ARTISTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD FOR AN IMMERSION OF CREATIVE JEWISH TEXT STUDY, SPOKEN WORD, AND PERFORMANCE
 
Through exposure to creative Jewish text study and leading international changemaker-artists, you will learn how to perform so that your unique voice and words will be heard. Come learn how to tell your story in a way that draws attention to the issues you most care about and hope to create change in.
 
Over the course of eight weeks, young artists from around the globe will connect virtually and meet other like-minded teens in a way like never before.
 

The program includes a curated schedule of:

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Text study classes and creative writing classes with Kendell Pinkney
Kendell Pinkney is Brooklyn-based theatre maker, Jewish educator, and rabbinical student at the Jewish Theological Seminary. A graduate of Oberlin College and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, his collaborative theatre works and songs have been performed at venues such as 54 Below, LABA @ the 14th Street Y, The 52nd Street Project, and Joe’s Pub, to name a few. Kendell is a Wexner Graduate Fellow/Davidson Scholar, and ultimately hopes to use his rabbinate, theatre training, and academic interests, to teach, make art, and create programs that will both engage artists and non-artists in seriously playful, Jewish text-study.

  • Artist presentations - Masterclasses:

    • Renana Raz Choreographer, intellectual, dancer, film and television actress, and the acclaimed artist Renana Raz. 

    • System Ali - Jaffa Rappers. Workshop: solitude hip-hop diaries.

    • And more

  • Global JCC session

  • Acting classes

  • 1 Final live performance of the final project with guest artist presentation

Application process:

GLOBAL MONOLOGUES is open to a limited number of participants in order to develop a sense of privacy, intimacy, and risk-taking environment. There will be an application process. 

Application deadline: December 10, 2020
 

A program of JCC Global, LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture, 14th Street Y, The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan, Edlavitch DC Jewish community center, YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood, Maale Yosef community center, with the generous support of the Covenant Foundation.