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

  • Sun Ray Public Library 2105 Wilson Avenue Saint Paul, MN, 55119 United States (map)

Explore and write your own epic (s)hero monologue with Teaching Artist Saymoukda Vongsay at Sun Ray Public 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)