Page to Podium: Reading Your Work Aloud workshop for writers, May 5

Press release from Flatiron Writers Room:

Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

The Flatiron Writers Room
5 Covington Street, Asheville

Actor, author and voice coach Mel Ryane returns to the Flatiron Writers Room May 5th with her popular workshop Page to Podium: Reading Your Work Aloud. This day-long class, with individualized coaching, is designed to help writers share their work to an audience of one or one hundred. You will leave the workshop a better public reader, and learn to use reading aloud as a way to self-edit.

A classically-trained actor, Mel gives writers tools used by professional actors to deliver confident and clear readings–no acting experience required.

The workshop includes:

*one-on-one coaching

*vocal warm-up

*scanning text

*addressing the butterflies

Writers leave Mel’s workshop exhilarated with fresh knowledge of what they’ve written, with editorial ideas, a sense of ownership, and the confidence of having faced fear and triumphed.

To register by check instead of via Eventbrite, mail your check to Flatiron Writers Room, LLC, 5 Covington Street, Asheville, NC  28806. You will be registered when we receive your payment, space permitting.

Mel Ryane is the author of the acclaimed memoir TEACHING WILL: What Shakespeare and 10 Kids Gave Me That Hollywood Couldn’t (Familius). Her writing has been published in the LA Times. In her distinguished acting career, Mel has performed on stages across the U.S. and Canada. She has coached actors on television and film sets and public speakers on the corporate level. She had taught her workshop PAGE TO PODIUM for the last twelve years at writers’ conferences across North America.


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