Storytelling Starter Kit
Identify your own unforgettable personal story suitable for writing or performing before a live audience.
What you can learn.
- Complete exercises to identify a gripping story only you can tell
- Find the critical first line that will draw audiences in and keep them hooked
- Learn techniques for structuring your story for maximum impact
About this course:In this one-day workshop, we find the stories that only you can tell. Through prompts and playful writing exercises, you learn how to generate unique and gripping story ideas, find your first line, and learn simple techniques for structuring a personal story for performance. By the end of the workshop, you have the beginnings of an unforgettable, personal story that you can tell in one of the city’s many storytelling shows, like The Moth Story Slam and many other ideas in your back pocket to continue to develop into full pieces.
Fall 2020 Schedule
These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.
Enrollment opens two weeks prior to course date. Internet access required.
This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time.