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Storytelling Basics: Finding & Crafting Your Story with David Crabb | $125

  • Makers Mess 602 North Hoover Street Los Angeles, CA, 90004 United States (map)

In this all-level workshop, students will learn to mine their experiences for personal narratives. Through the use of exercises involving theme, details and story structure, each student will leave class with a compelling 5-7 minute story. Learn methods to mine for stories from your past experiences. Find out how to structure your story in a way that will keep your audience engaged. Explore performance strategies to present your story in a way that is authentic and entertaining.

DAVID CRABB is an storyteller, author and Moth host based in LA & NYC. The memoir based on his New York Times Critics’ Pick solo show "Bad Kid" was released in 2015. 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, Google, Twitter & Facebook. Twitter: @thedavidcrabb