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DVTC Storytelling Crash Course

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August 20 @ 6:00 pm 9:00 pm Eastern

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Storytelling Crash Course is a three-hour introductory workshop into the craft of storytelling for performance. Expert instructors guide you as you reflect on personal experiences, identify stories, and learn about narrative structure alongside other military community members. You’ll develop your stories through personal reflection and small group feedback.

About the Instructors

Stephanie Garibaldi has personally taught thousands the art of story, from ages 5 – 95, from students to CEOs, and from beginners to professional speakers. Her mission is to spread story love worldwide, one client or audience at a time. She also performs her award-winning stories nationally, and is a Moth GrandSLAM Champion as well as a Story Slam Finalist of the National Storytelling Festival. She’s thrilled to publish her first collection of stories in both written and audiobook formats, called, “Mostly True Stories of Family, Fornication, & Other Failures.” Read more here

Geraldine Buckley has been telling stories publicly for decades as a preacher, teacher, speaker, performance poet, radio host, TV presenter, motivational speaker, writer, among a slew of other creative titles. Geraldine was a Protestant Chaplain at the Maryland Correctional Training Center until January 2010 when she decided to return to speaking, writing, and storytelling full time. Read more here