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Storytelling For Everyone: A Four Week Course in Personal Narrative (August 2019)

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Personal narrative has exploded over the last several years, with showcases, slams, and podcasts surfacing daily. People from all walks of life are taking the stage to share their own stories in front of packed houses across Chicago and the U.S.

In business, solid storytelling is a crucial component in communicating with colleagues, clients, interviewers, and potential donors.

And who doesn't want to be able to share memorable stories over dinner or drinks with friends and family?

Hundreds of people have benefited from this acclaimed course, which has sold out almost every month for the past seven years and is the longest running monthly storytelling course in Chicago.
       
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This class is open to all experience levels, and everyone from the beginner to the seasoned storyteller will benefit from the work-on-your-feet approach to discovering and developing your own unique voice.  

We will cover everything from story generation and structure to the fine details of delivery. Each class session will also feature a lab component where participants can workshop stories, try out tools and techniques, and receive detailed feedback. Participants do not need to bring in previously constructed stories in order to get the full experience. Writers are welcome, but you don't have to put a single word on the page in order to tell an excellent story.      


Class will culminate in an optional student performance at a local venue, date and time to be determined.  

Class size will be kept to 8 to insure that participants receive maximum individual attention and stage time.

Parking is plentiful and free in the neighborhood. The Rockwell Brown Line stop is minutes away, and the Western and Lawrence buses are nearby.


Monday, August 5th,   6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday, August 12th, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday, August 19th, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday, August 26th, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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Scott Whitehair is the producer of THIS MUCH IS TRUE, one of the city's longest running personal narrative series, creator of STORY LAB CHICAGO, recently featured in Forbes and Newsweek, and founder of DO NOT SUBMIT, a citywide network of pressure free open mics. He has told stories anywhere somebody will listen, including The Steppenwolf,Second City, The Green Mill, The Woodstock Opera House, and for NPR, The Risk Podcast, Sirius XM, and more. Scott is a 2x Moth Slam winner and has been featured at The Printer's Row Lit Festival, Fillet of Solo Festival, Chicago Improv Festival, The Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival, The Evanston Public Library Storytelling Festival, and The Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference. He has taught sold-out monthly classes since 2012, and has done training for such organizations as Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Price Waterhouse Cooper, RW Baird, Chicago Cares, Loews Hotels, Lurie Childrens Hospital, Crate & Barrel, Dyson, United Way, and many others. Scott has been a guest instructor at DePaul, Northwestern, Loyola, University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, IO Chicago, and The Latin School. His private coaching clients have included a Fortune 500 CEO and top speakers nationwide. Scott formerly served on the Board of Directors for the National Storytelling Network, taught a week long course at All Hallows College in Dublin, Ireland, and was the featured instructor at Hong Kong Story Worthy Week, which was headlined by David Sedaris. Scott performed at The National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough in 2017.    

No refunds after class has started. Refunds before course begins at instructor's discretion depending upon circumstances.
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