Around The Block, a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization, cultivates urban community participation in arts and technologies, with a focus on the New York City area. We welcome people of all backgrounds and levels of expertise to our activities, which include workgroups, performances, and exhibits. Membership in Around The Block is not required in order to participate in most ATB activities (and in particular those held at branches of the New York Public Library). Membership dues and contributions are tax-deductible. Contribute

Cyberscripting Urban Theatre Workgroup

All levels of expertise welcome.  Improvisation. Reading and discussion of work by participants. Exchange of ideas on issues facing writers, actors and people working in technology. Bring your own material (if you want to), for reading and comments.
The group meets every couple of weeks.

Current Text: Robert McKee,   Story: Style, Structure, Substance, and the Principles of Screenwriting , Regan Books (1998)

Next workgroup meeting: Saturday, 10:15 am – 12:45 pm

Web and Systems Workgroup

ATB Web and Systems Workgroup in collaboration with the Object Data and Knowledge Management Group. Workgroup meeting, Monday,  6:30 – 8:45 pm

Location to be announced.
Please call for location.  212-673-9187

Wireless environment provided. (However, participants are not required to bring laptops.)
The group meets every 2 weeks in the evenings.