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About the Workshop: These times can be intense for young people and can feel overwhelming. Even though we’re of different generations we want you to know that your voices are important and that you can help to make the world you want to see. In this workshop, held on Indigenous People’s Day/Columbus Day, we will brainstorm on positive change, think about how we can affect our world locally and globally, and use creative visualization/and creative writing to encourage a caring world for everyone. We will also think about how we can help teens present themselves with confidence to use their voices well, speak their truths while caring for themselves and others.
This is an ambitious yet sensitive workshop for engaged, thoughtful, caring active young people. Please come if you are ready to begin making this world a better place.
About Tracie: Tracie Morris has performed, researched and presented sound-based work in 30 countries. She is the author/editor of 7 books and is a professor, singer and certified voice coach. Her sound poetry has been featured at numerous venues including the Whitney Biennial, The Kitchen Performance Space and The Museum of Modern Art. Morris is the recipient of numerous awards, fellowships, and grants for poetry and performance, including New York Foundation for the Arts, Asian Cultural Council, Franklin Furnace and Creative Capital fellowships as well as residencies at Millay, Yaddo and MacDowell colonies. She is a former fellow of Cave Canem and of Creative Writing at the University of Pennsylvania and the new WPR Fellow at Harvard University. Tracie is currently one of the 2018 Master Artists in Residence for the Atlantic Center for the Arts. Dr. Morris holds an MFA in poetry from Hunter College, CUNY, a PhD in Performance Studies from New York University, and has studied classical British acting technique at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.