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OKC Tellabration Scheduled

STORY ARTS PROGRAM WILL BENEFIT HISTORIC SITE

Members of The Territory Tellers, the statewide story arts organization, the Oklahoma Association of Storytellers (a new Oklahoma City story guild), the Historical Presenters Association, and Wesley United Met

hodist Church will combine to present an evening of the storytelling art this November. The date is Satu



The internationally notable event, "Tellabration", will be celebrated in numerous…

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Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on June 20, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

'TELL IT AGAIN!" FAMILY FRIENDLY STORYTELLING EVENT GAINS A TELLER (Oklahoma)

'TELL IT AGAIN!' FAMILY STORYTELLING EVENT

"Tell It Again!", family storytelling event, Saturday April 17, 2010, 1p.m. to 3 p.m.- at Southwestern Christian University (Patrick Building), Bethany, Oklahoma will feature three well known Oklahoma author-storytellers. Molly Lemmons, Kathryn Thurman and Jim Etter.



Molly Lemmons, aka"Molly Lou Belle with Tales to Tell!", of Mustang, is well known and loved around the state of Oklahoma and beyond for her charming stories of the way…

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Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on March 12, 2010 at 5:03pm — No Comments

OTHER EVENTS IN BETHANY, OK THIS SPRING

Not my program - but a great one sure to please all who attend...



The SNU (Southern Nazarene University Library) is hosting professional storytellers, Tim Tingle and Greg Rodgers, Choctaw Storytellers, on Thursday night, April 8, in the north side of the 1st floor. Let me know if you're interesting in helping to promote it. They'll be in chapel on Thursday morning and in SNU classes on Friday.



Tim Tingle's website… Continue

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on January 12, 2010 at 5:46pm — No Comments

'TELL IT AGAIN!: Family Storytelling Event, Sat., April 17, 1-3, Bethany, Oklahoma

'TELL IT AGAIN!" STORYTELLING FOR FAMILIES

Saturday, April 17, 2010 from 1 -3 p.m. will be a fun-packed storytelling program for families with children from 3 to 12. A collection of professional storytellers will share exciting, fun, and engaging stories the whole family will enjoy! A folkoric dance group is also scheduled.



Some of the storytellers scheduled include Barbara Wright Jones, Molly Lemmons, Kathryn Thurman, and Marilyn A. Hudson. These storytellers have… Continue

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on January 12, 2010 at 5:44pm — No Comments

'CAFE CRITIQUE": FOR INTERMEDIATE STORYTELLERS, FEB. 13, 2010, BETHANY OKLAHOMA

Have you been telling stories for a while but feel you need some feedback? Want to try and elevate your skills to a new level? Want to try out some new material or a new technique? Want to hear from professional storytellers with nearly fifty years of combined storytelling experience? Register for this free critique class to help you take your storytelling skills to the next level. Panel members are members of such organizations as the National Storytelling Network, The Territory Tellers,… Continue

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on January 12, 2010 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Will be doing Ghost Tales for a Local Historic Site

I am looking forward to this! A well known landmark home is doing a fundraiser and will be offering storytelling and a candlelight tour for the season.

The lovely Overholser Mansion in OKC (http://www.overholsermansion.org/) will be the setting. It will start in the Carriage House and go through the house. Four story sessions over a two evening period.

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on October 17, 2009 at 5:15pm — 1 Comment

THE RIPPLING BREEZE BETWEEN THE WORLDS

I love October...the crunchy leaves, the chilly nights...and the drama and imagination of Halloween. I was one of those little kids that lived in dress-up clothes, tripped around in her mothers heels and should have won an Oscar at some point in Kindergarten for my stellar performance of Little Red Riding Hood.



I am also an American Celt...no I have no real language and the major customs but there were a bunch of Celts in my family tree. Despite the lack of language and a loss of… Continue

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on September 27, 2009 at 6:30am — No Comments

GREEN LIGHT FOR DEVELOPING A STORYTELLING COURSE!

The administration has given a green light to develop a storytelling course to be offered to the community and that can also be taken (with additional activity and costs) as an elective by students.

I would love to hear recommendations for 'textbooks', great resources, online video samplings, and anything else.

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on September 19, 2009 at 12:52pm — 4 Comments

'GhostTales2Go" On the Move! Scaring Up Good Times

A troupe of tellers will be sharing a a program called "GhostTales2Go" in October in Oklahoma. Members include Molly Lemmons, Barbara Jones and Marilyn A.Hudson (aka The Oklahoma GhostTeller).

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on August 23, 2009 at 8:50am — No Comments

"Stories2Go" is Revving its engine!

A small troupe has formed in Oklahoma, "Stories2Go", to present a program of story theater for appearances at events, summer reading programs,churches, and the like. The initial effort is called "Casting Strong Shadows" and honors the positive influences of men in the lives of those around them.



Veteran tellers Molly Lemmons, Barbara Jones, Kathryn Thurman, Susie Bealsy, and Marilyn A. Hudson round out the cast of tellers for this special program.



The members are part of… Continue

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on August 23, 2009 at 8:47am — No Comments

ANOTHER GREAT T-SHIRT!

I just love to wear comfortable clothes with a message! http://shop.cafepress.com/design/24247650

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on July 19, 2009 at 2:26pm — 2 Comments

Story Troupe In Planning Stages

A group of storytellers in Oklahoma is currently at work putting together plans for several storytelling programs around themes. It is exciting working out the program, planning promotion, and working on ways to 'spin-off' into CD's, DVD's and books. Advice welcome!!

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on July 2, 2009 at 8:32am — No Comments

Oklahoma Performer & Presenter Ning Growing!

This social community to bring together and list talent from many fields is beginning to grow. It is very exciting. I invite you to visit at www.oklapp.ning.com.

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on July 2, 2009 at 8:28am — No Comments

Oklahoma Storytelling T-Shirts Now In!

Finally! The Oklahoma Association of Storytellers - open to any and all - now has a cute t-shirt (and bag, etc.) especially designed by a graphic artist. There is also one for Oklahoma Performers and Presenters! Anyone with ties to Oklahoma or just likes collecting cool shirts - -



Wear your support for your creative side (or your support of creative Oklahoma)



OK TELLERS: OKLAHOMA ASSOC. OF STORYTELLERS (T-Shirts)

http://www.cafepress.com/OKTellers

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Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on June 4, 2009 at 11:48am — No Comments

NEW STORYTELLING ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES IN OKLAHOMA

As Oklahoma sets sail into a new millennium, a new group is forming to launch storytelling in the state into new and wider waters.



OK TELLERS will be a loose association of artists who share tales through a variety of mediums and venues. Classic children's stories, urban tales, paranormal tales, historic tour guides, student storytellers, writer-tellers, puppeteers, new technologies and so much more!!



Plans are underway to establish a series of training events to launch… Continue

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on April 28, 2009 at 3:54pm — 1 Comment

SPIRIT OF OKLAHOMA STORYTELLING FESTIVAL - JUNE 5-6, 2009

It is coming fast! Head to Seminole, Oklahoma where storytellers will gather to tell and listen. Visit the Territory Tellers website (www.territorytellers.org) for registration information.

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on April 8, 2009 at 10:53am — No Comments

SEASON'S BEST

I know there is a lot of talk at this time of the year about people being afraid to offfend by wishing people a "Merry [fill in the blanks]" or a "Happy [fill in the blank]" - but seriously who can be offended when someone wants to share a smile, or a helping hand or a positive thought? That is really what is behind the seasonal greetings. A message that says, "Hey, at this time of the year I enjoy a special belief that has all of these good things attached to it; like love, hope, concern,… Continue

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on December 24, 2008 at 10:20am — No Comments

OKC TELLABRATION , NOV. 22

A night of "wonder-filled" stories will be presented in the auditorium of Southwestern Christian University in Bethany, OK. Featured tellers will be: Kathryn Thurman, Molly Lemmons, Chester Weems, and Marilyn A. Hudson as fill-in and MC.



The event starts at 7 p.m. and costs $5 (or $3 with a valid student ID from any local school). Funds will go to support mission major student trips to Africa in the spring.



For other events around the state:… Continue

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on November 22, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Connecting Oklahoma Performers

I have created a community to create, support, and promote folks in Oklahoma who perform or present. Everything from authors to musicians...wwww.oklapp.ning.com There is strength in numbers.



Also, I have launched a directory of same ... sort of a not-ready(or willing)-for- the - state's -art -roster -thing....www.freewebs.com/okperformers - all free!



So, if any live in Oklahoma or come her frequently from nearby states....drop me a line with your… Continue

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on November 14, 2008 at 7:49am — No Comments

Needing to Hire a Storyteller? Basics 101: From "Oklahoma Tellers" Blog

This following comes from a blog I manage. If you would like to reuse it - simply cite it and it is yours. If there are suggestions for improving it - let me know...

OKLAHOMA TELLERS :

"Sometimes people decide, "Hey, let's get somebody to tell stories!" They often have no clue as to what is needed in presenting a quality storytelling experience. The first question to ask is "why do I want a storyteller?" Having a clear rationale will help you convey exactly what you need from the… Continue

Added by Marilyn A. Hudson - Storyteller on October 31, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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