On Wed, Jan 25th, 2017, at 7pm, history was made. “StorySlam: An Evening of Storytelling” at Alliance for the Arts in Ft. Myers, Florida, was a complete success! Storytellers of the Round Table put on another sold-out performance with a repeat of our sold-out show from April 2016 at the Sugden Theatre in Naples, Florida. Read prior blog post.
Congratulations to all our tellers (in order of appearance) for a stellar performance:
Mary Lou Williams, Dwight Elam, Robert David, Rhonda Brazina, Keith Connes, Lisa Leonhardt, Joel Ying, Pam Minton, Marilyn Graham, and our emcee, Scott J. Vail.
The Magic of Storytelling
The crowd of 130 was spellbound … captivated, inspired, and entertained. Laughter and tears. Storytellers weaved personal stories, folk tales, fractured tales, tall tales, and more to showcase the range of storytelling. From walking fish to talking dogs, finding birth parents to fear of flying, fantastical stories to the everyday happenings, we had it all.
Storytelling connects and bonds an audience. It fractures our everyday personal frame of reference. We step out of our lives for a moment and step into the world of story. We gather the laughter, tears, or wisdom, and step back into our own lives with a new perspective.
When we are trapped in our own limiting beliefs, it is the power of story that can give us another reference point to break through into the truth and new perspective of the present moment.
We have more shows and events coming up in March and April 2017. Check them out below.
For our storytelling calendar, visit: opendreaming.com/storytelling-events
Upcoming Storytelling Events
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