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Everybody Has a Story: Storytelling 101

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Everybody Has a Story: Storytelling 101

Time: April 21, 2013 from 11:30am to 5pm
Location: CCAE
Street: 42 Brattle St
City/Town: Cambridge MA
Event Type: class
Organized By: Norah Dooley
Latest Activity: Apr 15, 2013

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Storytelling 101 Intensive
Norah Dooley
Storyteller, Author

We all have a story to tell. And from NPR programs like “Story Corps” to live stories at massmouth story slams in Boston, personal stories are filling venues and imaginations everywhere. Do you wish you could tell your story?

Storyteller Norah Dooley’s workshop will focus on story games an oral exercises to find your stories and help you craft a compelling oral, personal narrative and perform it. Handouts, resources, and worksheets will be provided. Class members are invited to tell at monthly massmouth open mics or story slams in the fall/winter. Limited to 12.

Course Code: STOR
Sec. 01: 1 Sunday, 11:30 am-5:00 pm. with 1-hr. lunch break. Apr 21, 42 Brattle St. | $105


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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.


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