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Collaboratory Workshops

More Passion, More Energy: The Art of Telenovelas with Telemundo & NBCU

NBCUniversal Workshop

Wednesday, Dec. 6
4:30-6PM ET

virtual event; open to all mentees, all mentors, program alum, and NBCU & Telemundo employees; required for Script 360 mentees

Imagine your evil twin has lost their memory again and their wealthy lover has fallen into a coma after learning the family’s big secret! What will happen next?

Join us for an exhilarating event that celebrates the craft of telenovelas! Meet employees from NBCU and learn about the elements that make telenovelas so enthralling, while brainstorming ideas for your very own show in a simulated writers room.

If you write stories about families and relationships, have ever wanted to create television or film, or just love the drama—you won’t want to miss this fun-filled, interactive workshop!

Meet the Teaching Artist

Sally Familia

Sally Familia

Sally Familia (they/them) is a queer poet and freelance editor. Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Washington Heights, Familia has a rooted passion for their community. They spent a year serving as senior editor for La Galería Magazine, a Dominican-based magazine for the Dominican diaspora in Washington Heights. They hold a B.A. in creative writing with a focus on poetry from SUNY Oswego. Most recently, Sally’s passions have shifted; now incorporating a strong desire to work with and for the youth. Sally hopes to merge their love for literature, Queer and BIPOC communities, and the youth as they continue to navigate the artist/ professional dichotomy. Sally has been awarded the Academy of American Poets Prize for the poem, “The Trouble with Reminiscing” (2019). They were also nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Brooklyn Poets for the poem, “Esperanza, Republica Dominicana”. Sally is currently working on their first poetry collection.

This event is open to:

all mentees, all mentors and program alum

December 6, 2023 4:30 pm 6:00 pm EST

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