Storytelling Starter Kit

WRITING 721.2E

Identify your own unforgettable personal story suitable for writing or performing before a live audience.

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Remote Instruction
$0
As few as 1 day
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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.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
Saturday 10:00AM PDT - 1:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Cole Kazdin
375432
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Notes

The UCLA Extension Writers’ Program will be offering this one-day course for free in order to support students seeking remote learning opportunities during the developing COVID-19 situation. For more information about courses offered by the Writers’ Program, please visit https://writers.uclaextension.edu/complimentary-courses-from-the-writers-program/

Internet access required.

Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat May 30, 2020
10:00AM PDT - 1:00PM PDT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Wait List
Saturday 10:00AM PDT - 1:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Cole Kazdin
375222
See Details
Notes

The UCLA Extension Writers’ Program will be offering this one-day course for free in order to support students seeking remote learning opportunities during the developing COVID-19 situation. For more information about courses offered by the Writers’ Program, please visit https://writers.uclaextension.edu/complimentary-courses-from-the-writers-program/

Internet access required.

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.

Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Jul 25, 2020
10:00AM PDT - 1:00PM PDT
Online

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