Workshop Breakdown

Example Workshop Breakdown (2 Days)

DAY 1 - 'Find Your Voice'

10:00 am - Opening & Orientation 45-50 min

Music/Multimedia Performance - setting the tone - 5 min.

Ice-breaker/Unifying experience (drumming circle, chant etc.) 10-15 min.

Motivational Talk/SuperPanel - 30 min.

 11:00 am - Workshop groups (Music & Video) - (Songwriting/Storytelling)

Themes, what's important/relevant/truthful

Craft of forming song, narrative

Prep for production

12:00 am - Breakout Writing Sessions - Intro to developing the songs/video concepts

25 Groups of 3 - 4 participants

1:00 pm - Lunch 

2:00 pm - Writing Sessions - Developing the songs/video concepts

6:00 pm - Evening wrap up - brief campfire vibe session


DAY 2 - 'Tell Your Story

10:00 am - Workshop groups (Production/Performance)

Using the tools - hands-on access and introduction

Mentor Clinics - vocals, instruments, recording, shooting, editing

Finishing basic 'concept' version of song/story

11:00 am - Breakout Writing Sessions (continued)

1:00 pm - Lunch

2:00 pm - Breakout Production Sessions - finalize work/prepare to present work

7:00 pm - Light meal

8:00 pm - End Performance

(invite family/friends/teachers/mentors/media)