Some people just seem to know how to tell a story. They say words, but you feel as if you are in a 3D ride at Disney. It's pretty lucky to have that skill. But is it really luck? I've been telling stories on stage since 2015. Every year, I get better, and better. What … Continue reading You Can Learn To Tell A Story?
Of the many reasons to tell a story, scaring the daylights out of a person probably makes the 10 list. It makes sense, then, that a number of the shows this month happen to have that theme. Then there are shows like All The Feels, The Good Girl Chronicles, and Health's Angles that are advocating … Continue reading Oct Storytelling Shows
It seems that every few weeks I am finding storytelling shows and events that I never knew existed. I just updated the "Storytelling Places and Spaces" page (see the link below) with some new ones that will be occurring on a regular basis. Eventually, I plan to make my way to all of the ones … Continue reading More Places, More Spaces
As June comes to an end, there is one more storytelling show (that I know of) to close out the month. Don't fear, I have at least 20 shows so far to tell you about in Jul. Be on the lookout for that post Monday morning. Until then, check out the Better Said Than Done … Continue reading June Storytelling Shows: The Weekend Edition
I'm not sure who is more excited; me, or Jack. I've seen Jack Scheer tell stories a few times, but never got the time to get to know him better. Jack seems excited to just talk about storytelling. Either way, storytelling is at the center of our enthusiasm. Jack has been performing in community theater … Continue reading Meeting Local Storytellers: Jack Scheer
He's been in shows for Story District, Better Said Than Done, and The Moth. When he's not busy captivating audiences with his stories of Russia and beyond, Sufian Zhemukhov is teaching college level history and recently, completed writing a book. Let's take a look at this storytelling educator. Sufian brings a Russian background with a … Continue reading Meeting Local Storytellers: Sufian Zhemukhov
As March comes to a close, so does my series on storytelling workshops. There are still many more workshops, particularly here in the DC, MD, VA area. I even found some that can done online. In my short journey into storytelling, I have found that there is so much more than what I could have … Continue reading Last Thoughts On Storytelling Workshops
I remember living near Tokyo, Japan and saying "my God, this must be the worst traffic in the world." I now see that I was being prepared to live in the DC area. I love the activities in DC, but could do without the drive. So, when I heard about Better Said Than Done in … Continue reading Who Said It Better?
You know what it's like talking to that one cool aunt or cool uncle? They have a way of making you laugh and making you think all with the same words? That's what it like talking with Sheila Arnold. I have seen her live at storytelling shows and over and over again on YouTube. On … Continue reading My Long Lost Storytelling Aunt