Everyone has a personal story to tell! It's challenging to know how to find, shape, and present our many stories. This workshop will discuss the merits of vulnerability, how to mine your life for compelling true stories, how to find your story's structure, and how to use immediate group feedback to edit and clarify.
The small class size will ensure everyone gets ample and thorough individualized feedback from the group. Participants will receive an additional 30-minute private coaching session with the instructor, with ample post-workshop stage-time opportunities for those interested.
No writing or performance experience required. Have you lived a life? Do you have a desire to connect with others authentically? Then this five-week workshop is for you!
There are two sections of this workshop, Section B runs from 7/22/23-8/19/23.
Jill Howe is the producer of Story Sessions, a live storytelling series. She teaches storytelling workshops, served as a resident storyteller at the Field Museum, and has presented a Tedx Talk focusing on vulnerability through storytelling. She also holds a master’s degree in teaching.
- No Required Materials
- No first reading assignment
Cost and Registration
Five sessions, $330 ($300 for Newberry members, seniors, and students). Learn about becoming a member.
To register multiple people for this class, please go through the course calendar in Learning Stream, our registration platform. When you select the course and register, you’ll be prompted to add another registrant.
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