Join award-winning writer/performer Ann Randolph for 8 days of writing, creating and outdoor adventures on Kauai's breathtaking North Shore. A perfect retreat for those seeking to explore memoir, personal essay, solo performance, and self expression in a spectacular setting.
10 beautiful benefits of coming to Kauai
1. get a jump start on your memoir or solo show and generate new material
2. discover new ways to create spontaneously
3. learn to craft your narrative in a compelling way
4.expand your range of self expression and discover your uniquely powerful voice
5. transform your "inner critic" into material
6. swim in Hanalai Bay- named " Best Beach in America" by Huffington Post and National Geographic
7. hike the world famous Napoli Coastline with Frannie Potts
8. eat delicious farm to table lunches at Common Ground
9. experience the healing energy of oldest of the Hawaiian islands
10. spend a week with the coolest people on the planet
To make this workshop affordable to all, there's a range of accommodations ranging from tent sites to 5 star hotels. See resources at this link. Tuition covers the writing workshop, space rental and guided hikes. Meals, lodging, airfare not included.
Write Your Life for the Page and the Stage
"As we write, we are both describing and deciding the direction that our life is taking. " Julia Cameron
This is an invitation for you to discover your own unique and powerful story and the profound transformation that occurs when speaking it out loud. You'll learn to trust your creative impulses, embracing all of who you are. By becoming the author of your own life and learning how to tell your own story, you will not only learn to craft your experience into a compelling narrative but you will also unleash a sense of purpose in your own life you never thought possible.
Through writing exercises, group discussion, and improvisation we will support one another in creating and speaking our stories. This is a workshop for those interested in personal essay, memoir, solo performance, and self discovery.
Ann is considered one of the most gifted and innovative writer/performers in the U.S. Her Ovation Award winning solo show, Squeeze Box was produced Off Broadway by Mel Brooks. Ann received "Best Solo Performer" by the LA Weekly and SF Weekly for her current show, LOVELAND. Her personal essays have been featured on NPR, BBC, and PBS. She teaches and tours at Esalen, Kripalu and theaters throughout the country.
Topics include: --writing to simulate memory -- story structure --creating spontaneously ---writing on our feet --overcoming performance anxiety --releasing yourself from the inner critic --transforming ideas/stories into performance
Church of the Pacific
4520 Kapa Ka Rd.
Princeville, HI 96722