Hostos Events


February 14 through March 20
Wednesdays from 1pm – 3pm and 6pm to 8pm

Join award-winning playwright Eric Avilés from Liberation Arts Collective for an immersive Playwriting & Theater Workshop series. Open to all, with special consideration for people of color, people with disabilities and Bronx residents (18 and above). These workshops emphasize holistic self-exploration, a nurturing and collaborative environment, connection-building, meditation, and creative games.

Two Sets of 6 Sessions are offered. The first set is in the afternoon from 1 pm to 3 pm and the second in the evening from 6 pm to 8 pm. You only need to choose one set that fits your schedule. Below is information on dates, workshop details, and how to register.

6 Session Structure
(for both Sets of 1 – 3pm and 6 – 8 pm):

Week 1: February 14:
Week 2: February 21:
Week 3: February 28:
Week 4: March 6:
Week 5: March 13:
Week 6: March 20:
Creating Characters: Part 1
Creating Characters: Part 2
Exploring Conflict
Writing Monologues
Writing Scenes
Writing Scenes

Workshop Details:

Duration: 6 sessions
Basic writing: this is an introductory-level playwriting (nonacademic) environment.
Flexible Attendance: Attend all workshops or drop in for individual sessions.
Full Experience: It is highly recommended to attend all sessions for a comprehensive understanding of crafting characters, a short scene, or a one-act play.
Diverse Participation: People of Color, people with disabilities and Bronx residents are highly encouraged to participate, as this space is dedicated to nurturing untold stories.
Experience Level: No experience necessary. All levels of experience are welcome.
Register in Advance: Limited Seating.

For more information contact Eric Avilés at

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