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Rachel Hedman in the Amphitheater

We continue our Amphitheater series this month with a new interview with working storyteller Rachel Hedman. Rachel is one of the new breed of storytellers that , since her high-school days, have directed their career plans toward the art of storytelling.

In our interview, Rachel talks a bit about being a storyteller since her teen years and her first days as a working storyteller.

In part two, Rachel goes much…

Added by Sean Buvala on August 4, 2009 at 2:21pm — No Comments's Review of "Family Famine: Hunger for Love" Storytelling DVD

Feel free to read the review by for my "Family Famine: Hunger for Love" DVD here.

Do you already have your copy?

Until we tell again,

Rachel Hedman

Professional Storyteller

Utah Storytelling Guild President-Elect

Tel: (801) 870-5799


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Added by Rachel Hedman on July 18, 2009 at 2:43pm — No Comments

FFHL Blog--"Storytelling within KBYU TV & Family Reality Show"--posted by Rachel Hedman

I was not surprised when I read, "BYU is home to the nation's largest collection of family scholars" in the Deseret News article BYU is launching family reality show on… Continue

Added by Rachel Hedman on September 23, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

FFHL Blog--"Twitter, Facebook, & Tools"--posted by Rachel Hedman

I am officially on Twitter and With Facebook, I am fairly new as my brother introduced and guided me with it the beginning of January 2008.

What I have seen for all of these sites excites me to the possibilities.

Several professional storytellers pioneered these sites long… Continue

Added by Rachel Hedman on September 11, 2008 at 12:00am — No Comments

FFHL Blog--"Story not to be used"--posted by Rachel Hedman

When I find the word "famine" in my everyday readings, I pause and wonder how this might influence the kinds of stories I share for the "Family Famine: Hunger for Love" narrative production.

If nothing else, I am reminded that many cultures--whether or not directly related to my own--have stories that call for rain so that there will not be famine upon the land.

To discover the story I will not use and for… Continue

Added by Rachel Hedman on September 9, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments

FFHL Blog--"Outreach: Transform Solo Piece to Community Art"--posted by Rachel Hedman

A storyteller does not have to be alone. With all the wondrous art forms out in the world, the merging of them brings about something that more than one person can enjoy.

When I attended a workshop by the Utah Arts Council, I already had the idea of asking for who would like to join me in this "Family Famine: Hunger for Love" premiere set for February 9, 2009. With so many months for preparation, what… Continue

Added by Rachel Hedman on August 26, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

FFHL Blog--"The Beginning--An Idea Formed"--posted by Rachel Hedman

This has not been the first time that I tossed about the idea to create the narrative production "Family Famine: Hunger for Love". I have wrestled with the magnitude of this project since summer of 2005, especially as this will determine my next level as a professional storyteller and ultimately my legacy.

Part of my artist statement says, "I am exploring the strength of family relationships within the lives of historical, mythical,… Continue

Added by Rachel Hedman on August 22, 2008 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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