“Raffi is My Dad” by Raffi

Editor’s note: This week’s blog post comes to you courtesy of Helena, Songwriting Master Teacher at YPI. Listening to the pros can often be invaluable, especially if you’re trying to step a little bit out of your comfort zone. In the same way that writers need to spend a lot of time reading in order to hone their craft, songwriters need …

Karakuri Pierrot: We all have burdens we carry.

Screenwriting (Week 1 Only) This workshop will introduce young people to the fundamentals of story structure and writing specifically for the screen. Students will work on character development, story arc, and dialogue, with a focus on rewriting and work-shopping. By the end of the week, each student will have completed his/her own short film script. This class also teaches the …