Creative Writing Workshop-BEGINNERS (Outdoor Sessions)

  • 29, Geday Residency, Mar Takla Church St. Near Dar Salam Bldg. Mar Takla Hazmieh.
  • (hosted by Charbel Naim)kk

    This workshop is designed for those who would like to add a creative spark, a burst of creativity to their writings, whether beginners, amateurs or professionals, this workshop will help you bring to the surface what’s been lying dormant inside.

    When it comes to writing, all of us are often blocked in expressing our thoughts in writing – usually because of learned, preconceived ideas of how we “SHOULD” write, when the truth is there are no rules or limitations to writing!
    In this workshop you will learn how to improve your writing skills through descriptive exercises, self-exploration, memory retrieval, lively class discussions and games!

    Who is Charbel Naim?
    With a background in Advertising, Marketing, HR, Hospitality Management, Tourism (USJ/NDU Universities) and the Performing Arts, Charbel Naim is currently VAPA’s communication officer and a member of Improbeirut acting group. He is also a news editor/writer, actor and trainer.

    REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS A MUST. DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: June 30, 2013.

    The workshop is made of 4 sessions, 2 hours each (given every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 pm till 8:30 pm).

    The fee for this workshop is $120 per student. A certificate of achievement will be handed out at the end of the workshop.

    To register please contact us at:
    Email: vapaorg@gmail.com
    Phone: 71 120 539
    Facebook: VAPA Association

Entr’actes by Elsie Haddad

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To all the culture lovers out there, we would like to invite you to the book launch of one precious founding member at Vapa. Details about the event are on the following fb page and since it’s today:

https://www.facebook.com/events/235719216574320/ 

You can still catch up with the project at anytime by checking out Elsie’s book at Plan B: The book is entitled Entr’actes, it is part of a new book collection Fugacité.

To know more about Elsie check her blog:http://elsiehaddad.blogspot.com/

 

“Vapa” a participating member at the 2013 IETM forum organized by the EU

dublin_redIETM NETWORK

“To read more please visit http://www.ietm.org

IETM is a membership organisation which exists to stimulate the quality, development and contexts of contemporary performing arts in a global environment.

It aims at proving the value of the performing arts in society by initiating and facilitating professional networking and communication, the dynamic exchange of information, know-how transfer and presentations of examples of good practice. Read more…

IETM ACTIVITIES

The network itself acts as an ongoing real and virtual meeting place.

Via IETM’s website and the various IETM Meetings each year, all members have opportunities to meet and engage with each other and with the diversity of existing activities of the network. Read more…

IETM MEMBERS

More than 500 member organisations from around 50 countries around the world are part of IETM. Our main roots are in Europe but we welcome organisations from all parts of the world.

It includes organisations with many years’ experience of working internationally, as well as those who wish to start. Read more…

Creative Writing Workshop @ Studio 68 – ADVANCED

 

  • Studio 68, Sioufi, Ashrafiyeh, Sabbagha Street, Bardawil Building, Beirut, Lebanon
  • “Writing is never one thing. It’s like running a marathon, juggling balls and cracking walnuts and playing fifteen instruments.” – Peter Carey

    (given by Charbel Naim)

    The advanced level of the creative writing workshop will offer you a compendium of writing exercises, daily practices, sources of inspiration, and even more quips and tips.

    Together we will explore the different approaches to writing, the influences of genres, contrasts, music, drama, dreams, creating your own style and more…

    Who is Charbel Naim?

    With a background in Advertising, Marketing, HR, Hospitality Management, Tourism and the Performing Arts, Charbel Naim is currently VAPA’s communication officer and a member of Improbeirut acting group. He is also a news editor/writer, actor and trainer.

    REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS A MUST.

    DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: February 14, 2012.

    The workshop is made of 5 sessions, 2 hours and a half each.

    The fee for this workshop is $200 per student.

    A certificate of achievement will be handed out at the end of the workshop.

    To register please contact us at:
    Email: vapaorg@gmail.com
    Phone: 03 758 747

    www.vapablog.wordpress.com

Last Call to Participate-Creative Writing-Intensive Course

Creative_Writing_Contest_2a-edThis workshop is designed for those who would like to add a creative spark, a burst of creativity to their writings, whether beginners, amateurs or professionals, this workshop will help you bring to the surface what’s been lying dormant inside.

When it comes to writing, all of us are often blocked in expressing our thoughts in writing – usually because of learned, preconceived ideas of how we “SHOULD” write, when the truth is there are no rules or limitations to writing!

In this workshop you will learn how to improve your writing skills through descriptive exercises, self-exploration, memory retrieval, lively class discussions and games!

About the trainer (Charbel Naim):

With a background in Advertising, Marketing, HR, Hospitality Management, Tourism and the Performing Arts, Charbel Naim is currently VAPA’s communication officer and a member of Improbeirut acting group. He is also a news editor/writer, actor and trainer.

“You tube” Creative Writing talk in “Helweh el Hayat” on LBCI, Monday January 7, 2012 at 3:30 pm.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS A MUST.
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: January 31

The workshop is made of 4 sessions, 2 hours each (given every Monday and Thursday from 6:30 pm till 8:30 pm). Starting from February 4 at 6:30pm until  8:30pm.

The fee for this workshop is $120 per student.

A certificate of achievement will be handed out at the end of the workshop.

To register please contact us at:
Email: vapaorg@gmail.com
Phone: 03 466 764
facebook: VAPA Association
twitter: @rayograph/@vapaorg

Regional UNFPA – Ypeer training in collaboration with VAPA theater trainers

Regional UNFPA - Ypeer training in collaboration with VAPA theater trainers

In November 2012, a regional UNFPA – Ypeer training was conducted in Cairo, Egypt in collaboration with VAPA’s theater specialist Lucien Bourjeily. The training’s goal was to teach theater based peer education techniques to youth from all around the Arabic world to use for sexual health education among their peers. A project in which VAPA has been proudly collaborating with UNFPA and Ypeer since early 2009 in Lebanon and the middle east. This picture was taken on the last day of the workshop while participants held up high their newly acquired training “passports”.

December******Workshops

It’s never too late to join any of the workshops for December. Check the briefed info below to know what’s happening:

– LifeINSPIRED Vision Board for 2013 (Workshop) ; Who is this workshop for?

Open to everybody who want to achieve their dreams, set goals and manifest them regardless of their current circumstances.

WHEN: There are two dates for this workshop. You can choose to register for either one:
☺ WORKSHOP 1: Wednesday December 5th @ 6pm-10:00pm
☺ WORKSHOP 2: Saturday Dec 8th @ 10am-2pm
Investment: $65 /workshop  (includes materials)

 
The “Creative Writing” Workshop is successfully taking place since 2 years. To join the next sessions please not that the nearest starting date is Monday November 3. It’ll be an intensive course (4 sessions; Mondays & Thursdays) from 6.30 until 8.30. If you wish to attend please register this Saturday November 1 (before noon) by passing by to fill the application form and settle the fee which is of 120 usd. You can join and register for future workshops at anytime. There will be 2 courses per week.
The fee for the intensive course is $120 per student.A certificate of achievement will be handed out to all participants during the last session. fb event: https://www.facebook.com/kiki.bokassa?ref=tn_tnmn#!/events/134291743387929/
 
-Photography Course for Advanced Participants. aLL details about the workshop will be sent to you by mail upon your request. Registration is a must. The next course will start as of mid December & will last until the end of December.
 
TO REGISTER FOR ANY OF THOSE WORKSHOPS, SUGGEST A DIFFERENT COURSE YOU’D LIKE TO ATTEND OR GET INFORMED ABOUT THE FUTURE PROGRAM, PLS CONTACT US BY MOBILE OR MAIL. NEW ARTISTIC/CULTURAL WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD STARTING JANUARY 2013.
 
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