Note: Price includes ALL THREE sessions: 10/5, 10/12, and 10/19 from 11a-2:30p
In this workshop with author, Moth StorySLAM host and winner, David Crabb, students will learn advanced mining exercises to help find the meaningful stories from their lives. Through exercises & brief lectures about structure, details and truth, each student will leave class with a compelling 6-10 minute story. Learn advanced techniques to mine for stories from your past experiences. Find out how to craft your story in a way that will keep your audience engaged. Explore performance strategies that help you locate your truest, boldest onstage persona. Some experience with storytelling, stand-up, writing or performance is helpful, but not required.
David is an author, comedian and storyteller based in LA & NYC. He is a Moth StorySLAM host and winner. The memoir based on his New York Times Critics’ Pick solo show Bad Kid was released in 2015 by Harper Perennial. David is a lead instructor in The Moth’s High School StorySLAM program and serves as a writing mentor for veterans across the country with The Writers Guild Initiative’s Wounded Warrior Project. He has taught and spoken about storytelling at/with NYU, Upright Citizens Brigade, Viacom, Twitter, & Facebook. He is the host and co-producer of Audible.com’s Stories In Session, an ongoing series about the art and craft of contemporary storytelling. All materials are included!