MW On the Road

On the Road Workshops

Letter to My Father


Ages: 7 - 17

Relationships with fathers come in all shapes and sizes. In this workshop, we'll create a safe environment to engage in art exercises and explore this relationship before writing a letter to the man himself.

Instructor(s): Tina Smith-Brown

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Hip-hop A to Z


Ages: 4 - 8

Join Mighty dad and coloring book creator “Tramp” for a fun & adventurous hip-hop workshop for our youngest writers. Learn your ABC’s with a fun, hip-hop-inspired coloring book. (Professional musician available for an additional fee.)

Instructor(s): Joseph (Tramp) Daly

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Say It with a Song


Ages: 6 - 12

Do you have something to sing? We can make our thoughts and emotions flow with rhythms and melodies! Join us for basic music theory, guitar-playing and singing. See how songwriting and self expression go hand-in-hand!

Instructor(s): Ev Reheard

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Stage to Page


Ages: 5 - 9

Use your imagination to bring stories to life onstage. Learn the elements of a story and write a book! Stir up the magic.

Instructor(s): Martha Cooney

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Comic Madness


Ages: 10 - 17

Do you like comic books? Learn techniques for crafting a narrative, building characters, pacing, storyboarding, page layout and illustration. Join the ranks of the Mighty Comic Artists.

Instructor(s): Steve Teare

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Girl Power Theater


Ages: 10 - 17

Act and improvise Philadelphia girls’ opinions, empowerment and storytelling. Create characters that celebrate our strengths and stories. Act out loud!

Instructor(s): Caroline Rhoads

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Inspired by Real Life


Ages: 12 - 17

Pull inspiration from your life to write a piece of short fiction with young adult author Diana Rodriguez Wallach (Proof of Lies, 2017). We’ll outline a plot in a modern teen setting and turn an everyday moment into a engaging short story!

Instructor(s): Diana Rodriguez Wallach

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You're Hired!


Ages: 14 - 17

The workshop covers: resume and cover letter writing, working papers, email/phone etiquette, interview and wardrobe preparation and job search. Act now to make sure the best jobs are yours for the taking.

Instructor(s): Kenyetta Overton

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Jumpstart Your College Essay


Ages: 16 - 18

Ready to get started on your college essay? We’re here to help! Join MW for an interactive, theatrical experience that will help you launch your college essay. Find your writing voice and catch the eye of admissions.

Instructor(s): Carrie Hagen

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Transform Your Voice


Ages: 7 - 17

Join us as we reimagine our poetry as animals, fairy tale characters, cartoon characters and ordinary objects. Together, we'll write in voices that are not our own. Then, we'll speak fearlessly in our own voices, with new understanding.

Instructor(s): Stephanie Cawley

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Hip-hop Graphic Novels


Ages: 12 - 18

Join artist, producer & founder of the hip-hop animation “The Sure Shot” for an introduction to graphic novels. Learn animation techniques and write your own graphic novel inspired by your life! (Professional musician available for an additional fee.)

Instructor(s): Joseph (Tramp) Daly

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Mighty Me Assembly


Ages: 7 - 17

What does it mean to be Mighty? Does it mean you're brave, strong, and bold? Or maybe it means you're kind, sincere, and thoughtful. It can mean all those things, but most importantly it means being yourself.

Instructor(s): Caroline Rhoads

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Food for Thought


Ages: 7 - 17

Welcome to the tastiest writing genre! We will learn basic food prep and make simple, raw meals. Then, we'll write sweet and savory descriptions to match our treats. Finally, we'll explore prefixes and suffixes in the kitchen and beyond!

Instructor(s): Christin Tucker-Rosario

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