Offered exclusively for military spouses.
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 Mondays: March 11, 18, 25, April 8, 15, and 22 (skip April 1). Each session is 3 hours. This class has a graduation show on Monday, April 29th where participants will perform for an audience of friends, family, and the community.
About the Instructors
Sarah Brady is a storyteller, teaching artist, and writer whose backgrounds in theatre and education influence her storytelling. She taught communication and theatre at multiple universities before making her way toward solo performance and then into the storytelling world. She has told stories in the US and UK, where she lived for three years soaking in stories as her roots grew deep in British soil. Sarah’s telling spans genres of historical, traditional, literary, and personal tales, while her awards include being chosen the Sunburst Performing Artist of the Year from Arts for Learning Virginia and selected as best liar of the Cambridge Storytellers Liars Contest. Passionate about stories that help us see each other and the world around us, she specializes in finding the heart of each story she tells. Read more here.
Jacque Allen is an Army veteran and spouse of a disabled veteran. Storytelling is part of her family heritage. It began with her listening to, “Grannies Holiday Stories.” Now she is writing a children’s book series of “Nana’s Notes.” As an author, voiceover artist, and professional storyteller, Jacque intentionally shares the power of words and the importance of using them wisely. Words are her love language, speak to her nicely. Learn more here.