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From Page to Podium With Mel Ryane

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The Flatiron Writers Room

5 Covington Street

Asheville, NC 28806

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Writers are often daunted by the idea of reading their work aloud, whether in a classroom situation or public presentation. This workshop will teach writers to see their reading as a gift to their audience. Using the same tools employed by professional actors, you will learn to prepare and present confident, clear public readings and to use reading aloud as a valuable self-editing tool. Neither acting nor public speaking experience is necessary to benefit from the craft of acting.

During the course of this workshop you will:

▪ Bring a piece of your work you wish to read (one page, double-spaced, two copies).

▪ Be led in voice and body warm-ups using breathing and vocal exercises.

▪ Read aloud excerpts of published works by other writers to study pacing, phrasing, word choice and themes.

▪ Be coached individually by Mel as you read your work, with the class observing.

▪ Time permitting, you will get a second opportunity to read for the class integrating the techniques you've learned.

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The Flatiron Writers Room reserves the right to cancel this workshop if not enough people sign up, in which case you will receive a full refund. You may cancel your registration up until 5 p.m. on May 13, 2017, via Eventbrite for a full refund. After that date, no refunds will be made.

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