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 a six-week class and will meet on Sundays: September 17, 24, October 1, 15, 22, 29 (skip October 8). This class has a graduation show on Sunday, November 5th where participants will perform for an audience of friends, family, and the community.
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.