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What’s Online (National): Writers Warm-up with Jesse Stong

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What’s Online (National): Writers Warm-up with Jesse Stong


Storytelling is important. The stories we tell and how we tell them say a lot about our identities.
Unfortunately, in these times of physical distancing and heightened anxiety, it can be hard, as a writer, to get going in the morning. Life block is writer’s block, your life is part of your story and what blocks you in life will block you in your stories as well.
To help unfreeze our quarantine-addled minds, Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal’s own Jesse Stong helps us kickstart our days live on YouTube, every Monday and Friday at 10:15 AM, with 15-minute hands-on activities designed to support new, emerging and established storytellers!

About Jesse Stong

Jesse Stong is a proud father of twins, a graduate of Playwriting from the National Theatre School of Canada, and received his Master’s in Art Education from Concordia University.
He is an award-winning artist, dramaturg, and educator. Over the years, he has supported over 100 emerging Canadian storytellers as director of our Young Creators Unit. He also leads our New Stories Project Unit for artist with different abilities.
Jesse was recently Manager of Children’s Programming for Watchmojo.com, Associate Curator for the National Arts Centre Disability Summit, and Host of the Montreal English Theatre Awards. He is currently developing an intermedia puppetry project launching fall 2020.

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