HUSH: write, act, compose, record
Now in its fourth season and open for writers
By invite only, but find out how you can be involved
#HUSHpodcast is a part of an original sci-fi podcast series written, composed and performed by secondary students. Students in grades eight through twelve write the scripts, compose and play the music, create the sound effects and perform the roles. HUSH episodes are then uploaded onto iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher. (Podcast episodes have been downloaded over 21,000 times!) A live recording of a mini-episode or premier of the season will take place at the StoryArk Festival on the stage of the Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, WI on the evening of July 24th.
HUSH Dates – Saturdays, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at StoryArk (402 N Main St, #350, Stillwater):
- June 8, 15, 22, 29
- July 13, 20
- July 22 and 23 Rehearsals from 5:30 to 8:30 PM
- August 3 Celebration and Look Ahead
RECORD live at the Phipps on July 24, exact time TBD during the StoryArk Festival
Our goal with HUSH is to provide as professional an experience as possible to students. Students work with industry writers, actors and directors who help them skill build. In addition to developing writing skills, students gain knowledge about industry standards, develop acting skills and learn how to work on a creative team. Join us as we begin to develop Season 4 and return to the Geyaabi tribe as they struggle to create a home in a new world. Tuition: $275 first time member, $175 returning ~ scholarships are available, and no one is turned away for financial reasons.
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#HUSHpodcast, affectionately known as "HUSH," follows a teenaged girl named Andy who sets off with her friends in a quest to find her family that leads into multiple worlds filled with manipulative people and dangerous secrets. Written, produced and performed by secondary students using live sound effects and original music, HUSH also represents a unique collaboration with the Native American Parent Advisory Committee.
Vega tries to contact Andy, a fire alarm disrupts Edellen High,
and a vision sends Maang on a quest
Maang enters Edellen with an important message for Andy,
while in Geyaabi, Marcel attacks and tries to steal the box
Aandeg comes up with a plan to save the box, Zach’s
home situation deteriorates and Andy learns meditation
The tribe implements Aandeg's plan and expresses their distrust of Andy and Vega; Ben seeks answers to Andy's whereabouts from Maang and Charlotte
Snowfall allows the sacred stories to be told, and Maang remembers his quest
Marcel attacks Geyaabi with unprecedented power and a
frantic Andy tries to find out the truth about Violet
And a big thanks to MRAC
Empower student voices; Equip youth artists
The #HUSHpodcast experience is a cultural project of StoryArk, a 501(c)3 organization.
StoryArk provides a variety of creative programming for youth, allowing them to tell their story through their chosen medium - whether that be a novel, poetry, film, song, podcast or anything else they can dream up. Student initiated and student led, each project is imagined, designed, and developed by youth. Professional authors, screenwriters, filmmakers, musicians, producers, directors and actors share their expertise and experience, helping students gain new skills in their craft and empowering them to become their best creative selves.
StoryArk is a 501c(3) tax exempt organization that seeks to serve the greater good.