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Free Opportunity for Women of Color to Share their stories
2018-02-07

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Feminine Comique ( Fem Com ) is a Chicago-based class that provides opportunities for female-identified individuals to use comedy to share and convey their unique stories in an all-female supported environment: www.femininecomique.com/ .

CDPH and FemCom are piloting a free six week project at the end of March to make the art of storytelling available to a wider audience. This is a beginners workshop and participants do not need any prior comedy or performance experience. Participants are asked to commit to one two-hour session per week for six weeks. Exact times and locations will be finalized next month with interested participants. Refreshments will be provided at each class.

Eligibility Requirements:

- Cis Gender and Transgender identified Women of Color

- Participants cannot miss more than one class ( six week session )

- Participate in the graduate showcase at the end of the six weeks

- Have an interest in using comedy principles to openly create, construct, or share stories with a human interest

Contact H.L. Anderson for more information or to be added to the list for the March 2018 workshop: Hannah.Anderson@CityofChicago.Org or 312-745-0537.


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