On the Road Workshops
Letter to My Father
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.
Hip-hop A to Z
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.)
Say It with a Song
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!
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.
Girl Power Theater
Act and improvise Philadelphia girls’ opinions, empowerment and storytelling. Create characters that celebrate our strengths and stories. Act out loud!
Inspired by Real Life
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!
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.
Jumpstart Your College Essay
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.
Transform Your Voice
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.
Hip-hop Graphic Novels
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.)
Mighty Me Assembly
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.
Memory into Story
Memories are changeable, unreliable and sometimes even untrue. How do we choose what we remember? How can we use storytelling to make sense of our own lives? Join us to read about the lives of others and tell our own stories.
Cool Smart Kid
Children's author and motivational speaker Nahjee Grant was once a disengaged ninth grader. When he learned to harness the power of storytelling, his life began to change. Nahjee's powerful, relatable stories help launch youth writing in any setting.