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All Blog Posts Tagged 'performance' (6)

Storytelling and Comedy

Have you wondered why we cannot mix comedy with storytelling?

Try it!

I am also an amateur stand-up comedian and have decided to make my stories sound funny. This works best when you are creating a story or involving audience participation. This also works when you are re-telling a boring or not so exciting story by putting in funny words, expressions and personal opinion in a funny manner.

This works best more with adult audience or those above 10-12, because they are…

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Added by Dhara Kothari on July 11, 2013 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

Spooky Tales in the Redwood Grove

Dancing trees! Laughing birds! Talking animals! BEHOLD! A parade through the Redwoods then stories, songs and riddles to be told by the Witches Four: Jean Ellison, Bobbie Kinkead, Carol Nyhoff and Karen Werner, at the UC Botanical Gardens in Berkeley, BE BOLD!

A family friendly event. Costumes encouraged.…


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Added by Bobbie Kinkead on October 30, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Storytelling in Higher Education: Performance-Lecture

As an academic storyteller (personal term for a teller in higher ed) I have found that the students who hear me as a guest performance-lecturer are seemingly "starved" for stories, i.e, I still have students from several semesters past who approach me on campus to ask when I'm telling again, what classes(s) do I teach [which I can't teach due to my employment classification], where does the local guild meet, etc. etc.



This I have found troubling during my employment here at… Continue

Added by Silverchin on December 16, 2009 at 10:49am — No Comments

Directing and Nurturing a Storytelling Group - Post #4, by Mimi Rockwell

Last Saturday evening, June 21, was the date scheduled for Mid-Summer's Night Performance by the Beaver Creek Storytellers. Unfortunately, the group decided to cancel it. There were several reasons. My husband, Rocky, went into the hospital with a severe COPD episode on Fri. morning which necessitated my cancelling the tv appearance I had set up to promote the show. (He was hospitalized until Monday morning.) Also, another of our members had a death in her extended family that required her to… Continue

Added by Mimi Rockwell on June 25, 2008 at 1:03am — 1 Comment

Lipstick writer

I thought I'd start up a blog dedicated to the creation of oral story. I'll post a couple times a week focusing on my creative process and the stories which are written with my lips. (I don't always wear lipstick but saliva writer seemed a little harsh.)



I'll start up with a repost of a piece I put on my website a little while back.







Writing with My Lips



I've just started a book called The Warrior and the Priest by John Milton Cooper, Jr. It's a… Continue

Added by Rivka Willick on March 18, 2008 at 8:00am — 9 Comments

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