Busy weekend for film and poetry

How to audition for film and tv + punctuation and poetry

Saturday at 9 AM: Audition for TV, Film and Voiceover

Ellie Abrams joins us this Saturday from 9 AM to 10:30 AM at the Brick Alley studio (421 South Main Street, Stillwater) to share about auditions and self tapes and acting for film, television and voiceover. She's just flown in from Los Angeles, so she'll have lots of interesting things to tell us!

Here's her bio:

Ellie Abrams is a native of Minnesota and spent 13 years in the LA market as a professional working actress and as a Casting Associate. She returned to her hometown last year to offer education and support to the wonderful Talent community in the Twin Cities. Ellie has worked with a variety of entertainment industry offices and on many castings including Barbie, Disney, Cartoon Network, Kidz Bop, Round Table Pizza and Hometown Buffet among others. She is nurturing and educational to both parents and teens. Her style is to explore script work through "play" to find the interesting choices with her students that help them standout and shine in a unique way.

We hope to see you there!

Punctuation and Poetry Workshop with poet James Lenfestey

Join award winning poet James Lenfestey at StoryArk on Sunday, February 10 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM in the Brick Alley studio to discuss the use of punctuation in poetry. Always wondered how to use punctuation as a tool to illustrate your poetry? Check out his bio and come learn from James! $10 for new participants, free for Boom Site staff.
We are excited to expand the Boom Site staff to include an additional editor for prose, poetry and visual arts. The Boom Site staff currently is composed of a student editor-in-chief, an editor-in-chief in training, two prose, two poetry and two visual arts editors. We are looking forward to including a third person to each category, and we hope you will consider being involved!

Student creative writers and artists submit their work to the The Boom Site Literary Magazine three times a year, and editors determine which selections will be published while also offering helpful suggestions. Editors meet once a month to discuss the magazine, determine submissions and share their own work with each other. It's a chance to not only influence literary endeavors in the St. Croix Valley, but also be a part of a supportive creative team. Check us out online at storyark.org/boomsite and email steph@storyark.org to find out more.

Looking for something to do this weekend? Peruse the Boom Site at Valley Bookseller!

Youth initiated, youth-led—featuring the creative work of local students with special guest submissions by award winning poet Jim Lenfestey, The Boom Site Literary Magazine is something you won't want to miss! Check out this print anthology of the best of student poetry, prose and visual art now available at Valley Bookseller on Main Street in Stillwater.
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Two digital issues + new student submissions + special content by James Lenfestey = FABULOUS!

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