Workshop Details

Workshop:Echo Park: Myths & Monsters: Create Your own Modern Myths
Date:Jun 10, 1–3 PM
Age Range:8 to 14
Description:In this workshop, we’ll reconnect you with some of your favorite childhood myths and fairy tales in an attempt to parse out why and how stories shape our perceptions of ourselves and the world. We'll use stories to delve into your greatest fears, anxieties, dreams, desires and ambitions. Then we'll rewrite your favorite myths for a modern era. You'll learn how to break down myth, beat by beat and create character archetypes.

Teacher:Aditi Khorana & Lilliam Rivera
Teacher Bio:Aditi Khorana is the author of Mirror in the Sky (Penguin, 2016) and The Library of Fates (Penguin, 2017). She has worked as a journalist, entertainment marketing consultant and gives regular talks on creativity, narrative and myth.

Lilliam Rivera is the author of the young adult novel The Education of Margot Sanchez (Simon and Schuster, 2017) and the upcoming Dealing in Dreams. She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, and is a Los Angeles Times Face to Watch.
Address:1714 Sunset. Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026

Students

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