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My Cape is Under My Shirt: Creating The Super/S/Heroes We See In Ourselves presented by Saymoukda Vongsay

  • Rondo Community Library 461 North Dale Street North Saint Paul, MN, 55103 United States (map)
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Explore and write your own epic (s)hero monologue with Teaching Artist Saymoukda Vongsay at Rondo Community Library!

I. Conversation on Super/S/Heroes

Why are we drawn to certain superheroes, comic book series, science fiction universes, and alternate realities? What does that say about us? Identifying our own gifts and talents; Identifying an issue that we are passionate about; Exploring how we can use our unique gifts and talents to address the issue; Imagining ourselves as Super/S/Heroes; Imagining the ISSUE as a Super Villain:
- What characteristics do they have?
- What strengths/weaknesses do they have?
- What do they look/sound like?
- How can they be defeated?

II: Writing and Movement

Writing an epic monologue. Using theater techniques to practice our S/Hero monologues. Creating our S/Hero badge (optional, using construction paper+glue+scissors+markers)