🌟 Join the us for the next installment of the theatriQ Workshop Series: “Elements of Acting” with Kim El! 🌟
🌈 Are you ready to explore the world of acting and unleash your creative potential? Look no further! Our next exciting workshop, led by award-winning playwright, actor, director, and educator Kim El, is here to empower you on your acting journey.
What to Expect:
✨ Engaging education with a small group of peers
🎭 Guided exercise to practice acting skills
🌟 Learn, grow, and express yourself
🌈 A haven for Queer and Trans youth
About Kim El
Kim El is an award-winning Pittbsurgh-born playwright, actor, director, and educator who uses words to stimulate human consciousness.
Kim earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Duquesne University. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., The Dramatist Guild, UJAMAA Collective, and Arts Rennaisance Collective (ARC). Her extensive theater experience includes New Horizon Theater, Kuntu Repertory Theatre, Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, No Name Players, The Shadow Lunge, Bricolage Production Company, 12 Peers Theater, and the August Wilson Center for African American Culture.
Kim El has written 14 one-act and 6 full-length plays. Kim is the award recipient for Best Play (2011), Best Director (2008), and Best Supporting Actress (2006) for her work done at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre.
She says that her creative mission is to be among the list of playwrights who have made a difference in the world. One play at a time.
🎟️ Reserve Your Spot Today
Register today! Don’t miss this opportunity to embark on a transformative journey into the world of acting, self-expression, and queerness in the arts. 🌟
💰 Dreams of Hope compensates creative labor and has funding to provide stipends to theatriQ participants at the end of the series in December. We encourage regular attendance and participation!
The Dreams of Hope theatriQ performance ensemble (ages 13-26) works with professional artists to create original work addressing LGBTQA+ themes. They engage and educate audiences through performances and hands-on workshops. Every year the ensemble creates and performs original theater, visual art, and music exploring LGBTQA+ themes.
In the workshops, we will be holding space to learn about, discuss, and connect to a plethora of topics pertaining to theater and performing arts. (Things like history of queer art and culture, art and social justice, foundations of theatre, and improv!)
these workshops are a great way to learn, play, and create, together! We invite you to join us this fall as we ramp up to a spring focused on YOU telling stories through a mainstage production written, produced, and performed by a cohort of young, queer creatives ages 13-26.
theatriQ workshops will run October-December on Wednesdays 5:30-8pm at KST Alloy Studios 5530 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
*stipends available for participants