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  • Debbie Block
  • Diane Edgecomb
  • Carolyn Stearns
  • David R. Hornfischer
  • Doug Lipman
  • friend massmouth
  • Vernon L. Cox
  • Michael Anderson
  • Norah Dooley

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Springboards for Stories, with Jackson Gillman at Kipling's historic Brattleboro VT home, "Naulakha" (jewel beyond price)

February 5, 2016 at 6pm to February 8, 2016 at 1pm
The 10th annual Springboards for Stories will be held at Kipling's historic Brattleboro VT home on Feb 5-8, 2016. The workshop is designed to help individuals develop their own personal stories and is open to all, regardless of experience. Details and testimonials are on See More
Dec 29, 2015
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Springboards for Stories, with Jackson Gillman at Kipling's historic VT home, "Naulakha" (jewel beyond price)

April 10, 2015 at 6pm to April 13, 2015 at 1pm
9th annual Springboards for Stories workshop on April 10-13. The workshop is designed to help individuals develop their own personal stories and is open to all, regardless of experience. Details and testimonials are on More
Apr 6, 2015
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The Magic of Rudyard Kipling: "Just So" at Lincoln MA Library

March 4, 2015 from 7pm to 8pm
Rudyard Kipling – “a magician of words.” Jackson Gillman – “the Stand-up Chameleon.” Put them together and you’ll see why Kipling’s "Just So Stories" have been adored by many generations worldwide.  These timeless classics will be brought to life through Jackson's own theatrical magic and physical animations.  Come learn “How the Whale Got His Throat,” “How the Camel Got His Hump,” and other delightful lessons in this sparkling adventure, O Best Beloved, for the young and young-at-heart. See More
Mar 3, 2015
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Mar 1, 2015
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Jackson at one of his Massmouth slam wins
Jul 29, 2014
Jackson Gillman is attending friend massmouth's event

Season V: Johnny D's -- semifinals at Johnny D's

March 5, 2014 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
!!Buy tickets here!!** All patrons under 21 years old MUST purchase "Youth tickets" and MUST sit at a table in the restaurant side of the club; General Admission - Standing room will not be allowed **Story Slam, Season V in 2013-14!Winners of Somerville from story slam season V will get together to compete for a spot in the BIG MOUTH OFF!Theme:…See More
Feb 17, 2014
Jackson Gillman is attending friend massmouth's event

Season IV: Club Passim -- foodie at Club Passim

November 19, 2012 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Story Slam, Season IV in Fall 2012! Theme: "foodie" - you cooked it, you ate it, you invented it?  Bring your real life eating and cooking adventures!Host: Cheryl HamiltonSpecial Guest: Michael Iceland from The Food ProjectThe mission of the Food Project is is to grow a thoughtful and productive community of youth and adults from diverse backgrounds who work together to build a…See More
Nov 17, 2012
Jackson Gillman is attending friend massmouth's event

Voice Over Seminar - Free! if you RSVP at Silvertone Downtown Bar and Grill

June 11, 2012 from 6:30pm to 9pm
SPECIAL for massmouth membersFree Tickets ( while they last) to those who RSVP & and say they are massmouth members. Tix are $30 at the door -Write to:denise@prosinthecity.comSeminar: Getting Paid to Talk—An Introduction to Voice OverWHEN: Monday, June 11, 2012 from 06:30 PM - 09:00 PMWHERE: Silvertone Downtown Bar and Grill 69 Bromfield Street Boston, MA 02108PRICE: $30.00 at the doorEver been told you have a great voice? From…See More
Jun 7, 2012
Jackson Gillman might attend friend massmouth's event

Doyle's - "Gifts" Story Slam at Doyle's Cafe

December 11, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
The Fourth Jamaica Plain Story Slam of the season at Doyle's @ 3484 Washington Street, Jamaica Plain, MA @ 7:00pmThe theme is "Gifts "Abstract or concrete, what us the story of the best gift you were ever given?Special guest Michelle Carlo Michele Carlo is a writer/performer who has lived in four of the five boroughs of NYC and…See More
Dec 9, 2011
Jackson Gillman and David R. Hornfischer are now friends
Oct 17, 2010
David R. Hornfischer left a comment for Jackson Gillman
"Looking forward to your workshop"
Oct 16, 2010
Jackson Gillman commented on Doria Hughes's video

Katie Liesener "First Kiss"

"I was going to write that this story was delightful, but that's not quite right. Totally squirmy, as intended, is a better description. In any case, it is charmingly told!"
May 26, 2010
Jackson Gillman and Michael Anderson are now friends
Apr 25, 2010
Jackson Gillman might attend Norah Dooley's event

The AfterSlam - party/fundraiser at Kennedys Midtown at

April 20, 2010 from 9:30pm to 11:30pm
After the Big Mouth Off final slam we will have food, music and mini-slams at Kennedy's Midtown. The party is part celebration and, we hope, SOME part fundraiser.General Public and avid supporters of the art of story will buy tickets at $30 per person and the proceeds go to support our work to renew the timeless art of storytelling. Big discounts for members and contestants.Reservation form explains the prices and you may pay on line at this link:…See More
Apr 18, 2010
Jackson Gillman is now friends with Doug Lipman and Diane Edgecomb
Mar 6, 2010

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"Stand-Up Chameleon", storyteller

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At 11:06pm on October 16, 2010, David R. Hornfischer said…
Looking forward to your workshop
At 1:18am on December 15, 2009, Norah Dooley said…
Congratulations! Great performance...glad you came.
At 8:03am on October 1, 2009, Norah Dooley said…
I know - it is a bit weird - I mean, after all these years? "Norah and Jackson are NOW friends" ? well, better late than never.
At 9:40pm on September 30, 2009, Norah Dooley said…
Hi there Jackson! Glad you could join us...N
At 2:53pm on September 29, 2009, andrea lovett said…
well hooray Jackson, thanks for joining glad you could pop in!,Andrea


Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

Stories in the Streets in an outreach literacy program that focuses on families in at-risk areas and fosters community engagement in storytelling by: 1) Creating opportunities for public storytelling wherever families gather — a farmer’s market, laundromat, or food line; and, 2) Offering storytelling workshops that raise family engagement in literacy, cultural awareness and community understanding.  The program is currently active in Lawrence, Brockton and Randolph.

This season the Company Theater Norwell

will be hosting The Grand Slam Story Slam on May 5th 7:30PM. 


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What is a story slam? Get the FAQs! 9 Replies

Started by Norah Dooley in Uncategorized. Last reply by Tamara Safford Feb 4, 2014.

Press Clippings 2012-2013 - Links and as a Pdf

Started by Norah Dooley in Sample Title Jun 26, 2013.

Storytelling is front page news in Boston...12/22/12 2 Replies

Started by Norah Dooley in Sample Title. Last reply by Brendyn Schneider Dec 23, 2012.

Grand Slam Story Slam Fuller Craft Museum May 7th

The South Shore story Slams presents The GRAND SLAM STORY SLAM MAY 5TH @The Company Theater 6:30PM the winners of Doyles and SS Story Slam Season compete for Maine Getaway valued at  $1,000. Get your tickets before they are gone $25.00 in advance $20.00 members at door $30.00 non members 



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