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Women’s Storytelling Bootcamp

September 16 @ 2:00 pm 5:00 pm Eastern

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Washington, DC

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Offered exclusively for women veterans, service members, spouses, family members, and caregivers.

In this six-week class, you’ll transform your real-life experiences into relatable, compelling stories in a fun, supportive environment. Instructors will use interactive exercises to discover your life’s stories, develop a narrative structure, infuse engaging details, then polish your performance. The class culminates in a graduation show for friends, family, and the ASAP community.

This is six-week class will meet on Saturdays: September 16, 23, 30, October 14, 21, 28 (skip October 7). Each session is 3 hours. This class has a graduation show on Monday, November 6th where participants will perform for an audience of friends, family, and the community.

About the Instructors

Stephanie Garibaldi has trained thousands in the art of story, from age 5 to 95, from students to CEOs, from beginners to professional speakers. She has over 10 years of experience helping individuals find their voice and tell their story. Read more here

Vijai Nathan is a comedian & storyteller who has performed across America, and was featured at festivals in Montreal, Singapore, South Africa, & the UK. She’s a contributing writer for The Washington Post Magazine, and has toured with her shows “Good Girls Don’t, But Indian Girls Do” & “McGoddess.” Read more here

Maureen Elias is an Army veteran, captivating storyteller, and fierce advocate for the military community. In addition to teaching storytelling for ASAP, she is currently serving in a leadership role in research, development, and advocacy of public policy for the benefit of military service members, veterans, and their families. Read more here.

921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, District of Columbia 20003 United States
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