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Workshop production of an original play for high school students.

After her parents divorce a distraught 13- year- old is forced to “sink or swim” at summer camp only to discover that family comes in many forms and love can appear in the most unexpected places.

Arthur Kopit coming to speak to students at the Educational Center for the Arts

I lead a variety of writing workshops – from two hour inspirational and intensive “boot camps” to ten week sessions which focus on the craft of revising and shaping written work. While I give particular attention to writing for the stage and screen, I also encourage writing in poetry, prose and personal essay.

I believe that everyone has a strong, unique voice. We are all born with creative genius and writing is an art form that belongs to all people, regardless of economic class or educational level.

Most importantly, I believe a writer is someone who writes – and that in my workshops, regardless of age, we are colleagues in pursuit of the expression of our creativity.

As a visiting artist, I have taught in a variety of locations - grade school, high school and college age levels. I’d be delighted to speak with you about bringing one of my dynamic, fun and interactive educational workshops to your location.

I was Adjunct Professor of Playwriting at Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT for seven years and also taught at the Educational Center for the Arts in New Haven, where I frequently return as a visiting guest artist.