Listening To What Scares Us

Sat. Jun 25, 2022 11:00am - 1:00pm EDT
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Price: $50.00
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Price: $50.00
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Listening To What Scares Us



Listening To What Scares Us is a writing workshop where horror is our goal and fear is our weapon. In this workshop participants will develop short prose and plays for audio by exploring what terrifies us and how to use horror as means to face the monsters together. In Listening To What Scares Us we will examine the role of horror today, create individual and group audio horror stories based on our own fears, and receive supportive feedback. Come through, write, and listen to some scary stories. 

About the Host:

WI-MOTO NYOKA is a horror and sci-fi writer. She is the founder of Dusky Projects, creating and producing horror & sci-fi projects for young adult and adult audiences.

Awards and honors include: Puffin Foundation grant recipient, the Brick’s Comic Book Theater Festival selected librettist,  A.R.T/New York Creative Space Grant recipient, MultiStage New Works Contest Semi-Finalist, One-Eyed Rabbit Black Screenwriters Grant Semi-finalist, Awesome Foundation grant recipient, Velocity Fund grant recipient, Scribe Video Finishing Grant recipient, Nightmares Film Festival Best Short Screenplay Award Winner, 13 Horror Screenplay Award Winner, Oregon Short Film Festival Best Horror Teleplay Award winner, Official Latino Short Film Festival Nominee for Out of This World Award, Urban Action Showcase Nominee for Best Action/Adventure Script and more. As an educator, she collaborates with a variety of organizations to build multicultural learning environments. Through the use of Speculative Fiction and creative disciplines such as music, film, and performance, Ms. Nyoka designs and implements family friendly curriculums and programming to address literacy, creative problem solving,  and the importance of youth advocacy. She is a published author, a regular contributor to The Last Girls Club, and a member of the advisory committee at The Door. She holds a BFA in Music Theater from the University of the Arts, and an MFA for Performance & Interactive Media Arts from Brooklyn College. Wi-Moto is a HartBeat Ensemble member.

Listening To What Scares Us is a virtual workshop on the Zoom platform. 

Run Time: 2 hrs
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HartBeat Ensemble Digital Performance
Hartford, CT 06105
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