To our readers,

The COVID-19 pandemic is a once-in-a-century type story, ... Click here to continue

Storytelling workshop, story slam in Hope

Sep 21, 2019
Willy Clafin

Hope — A workshop with professional teller Willy Clafin is offered on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon at Sweet Tree Arts, 4 Church St. For teachers, tellers and the curious adult, the workshop is titled "Gargantuan Turquoise Stomping Boots -- How to make up fractured fairy tales."

This workshop teaches an easy method for making up your own original fractured fairy tales. Parodies are fun to make up, and usually a big hit with audiences. Attendees will start by making up a couple of stories as a group, and move on to creating their own original tales. The workshop is co-taught by storyteller Maynard Moose. All are welcome.

A Story Slam, presented by Sweet Tree Arts and hosted by Hope Orchards, 434 Camden Rd., will follow on Saturday, Oct.19, at 7 p.m.

This year's fall theme is "What Could Possibly Go Wrong?," where five local storytellers share five-minute stories on the theme with special guest international storyteller Willy Clafin. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; telling begins at 7 p.m. Complimentary coffee and desserts will be served. Families are welcome, but "Moth"-style stories may contain adult content. The suggested donation is $15, and all proceeds benefit the scholarship fund at Sweet Tree Arts.

Workshop registration and advance slam tickets are available at sweettreearts.org.

If you appreciated reading this news story and want to support local journalism, consider subscribing today.
Call (207) 594-4401 or join online at waldo.villagesoup.com/join.
Donate directly to keeping quality journalism alive at waldo.villagesoup.com/donate.
Comments (0)
If you wish to comment, please login.