Inside Story: Creating Stage-Worthy Stories Workshop with Kent Whipple
About The Show

This workshop explores the art of oral storytelling.  Learn simple practical story guidelines and step-by-step tools, to create incredible honest stories from your life experience. Learn how to share stories that are genuine, generous, and vulnerable in a fun creative space. We use the writing tools from Natalie Goldberg's book, Writing Down the Bones, narrative improv games, the use of sense memory and unique storytelling techniques to create a “stage-worthy” story. This workshop is perfect for novice storytellers, or a chance to add to the skillset of a seasoned performer. Come share your inside story.

Skills offered in class: 
     Successful storytelling techniques
     How to identify story arc
     Identify difference of scenic detail versus narrative description
     How to create story stakes
     How to identify story-worthy material 
     How to pitch a story
     How to gain audience trust
     Become comfortable on stage
Objective: To create a stage-worthy to be presented on stage in front of a live audience
Date: June 10th & 17th, 2 Sundays
     Day One: Creating a Story: Storytelling Techniques
     Day Two: Telling a Story: Story Presentation and Coaching
Time: 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm with a 30-minute break, 
Performance: Class participants are invited to tell their stories live at a performance July 8th, at 8:30 (not required)
Location: Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101
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Maximum Students: 14
Cost: $125
Prerequisite: None
Ages: 17+

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