Personal Storytelling: The Art of Vulnerability | Newberry

Personal Storytelling: The Art of Vulnerability

Led by Jill Howe
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Five sessions, Wednesdays, February 24 - March 31 (Class will not meet March 24)

6 - 7:30 pm (Central Time)

 

Full. Email seminars@newberry.org to be added to the wait list.

Newberry Adult Education Seminars will meet virtually via Zoom. For more information about the Newberry’s virtual seminars, including a Zoom tutorial, please see our Virtual Seminars FAQ page. If you have questions about online learning, please reach out to seminars@newberry.org.

Seminar Description

Beginners to advanced students are welcome in this workshop examining vulnerability in storytelling, performance, and craft. In addition to learning about the art, science, and psychology of vulnerability as it relates to the art of storytelling, participants will learn about the elements of good stories, how to mine our lives for resonant tales, and how to shape them for the page and stage. This seminar also includes an hour of private coaching and the opportunity to share your story live as part of Story Sessions.

Five sessions. Registration – $185

Jill Howe is the producer of Story Sessions, a live storytelling series. She teaches storytelling workshops, serves as a resident storyteller at the Field Museum, and has presented a Tedx Talk focusing on vulnerability through storytelling. She is also an educational specialist with a master’s degree in teaching.

Materials List

Required:

  • There are no required materials for this seminar.

First Reading:

  • There is no reading assignment for this seminar.

Registration Information

Registration opens at 9 am (CST) on Wednesday, January 13th. Newberry Associates members at the Literati level and above will have access to early registration beginning January 7 at 10am. Learn more about membership benefits and becoming a Newberry Associate.

Please note: For more information about registration, including a guide to online registration, see our Registration Information page. Questions? Please contact seminars program staff via email at seminars@newberry.org.

We offer a 10% discount to members, seniors, and students.

This seminar has reached capacity. Please email seminars@newberry.org to be added to the wait list.

This seminar is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program. Learn more about registering for a seminar, program policies, or teaching a seminar.