manhattan-based workshops

5 W. 19th St. Suite 3R – Ring Bell Q

Got Bars? Writing, Production and Studio Recording

Songwriting & Music Recording Development Workshop Led By Chris Belmont • Mondays, September 25th – November 13th • 4:30pm-6:30pm

This award-winning producer, Chris Belmont will help you step your pen and melody game up in preparation to record in our new studio. Workshops will alternate weekly between “Pre-Production Sessions” to write & get your work ready and “Production Sessions” where you will get to record your creation. Hip-Hop, R&B, Pop, Spoken Word, all genres welcome!  


Spark, Flame, Fire

Poetry Workshop Led By Roya Marsh • Thursdays, September 28th – November 16th • 4:30pm-6:30pm

A supportive space to develop new work & performance skills. This workshop, led by writer-teacher-performer Roya Marsh, is for writers of all levels. Sessions will focus on work of LGBTQ artists of color. Workshops will incorporate readings, exercises in literary memoir, poetry, music & more. Participating writers will develop methods of constructive critique and strategies for incorporating writing in their everyday lives. First hour will deal with writing and the second will be based on performance. 


creatively college bound (CCB)

Erica Fabri • Fridays, September 29th – November 17th 4:30pm-6:30pm

This program is geared towards high school juniors & seniors who want their creative critical voice to soar over the tedium of the college application process. Using spoken word and hip-hop as inspiration, we will write high-quality college application essays and explore numerous scholarship opportunities. This workshop will put you on track to get into college, and earn scholarships.

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