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FFHL Blog--"Trek (5 of 7): 'Oh Glorious' Paperwork for Theatre"--posted by Rachel Hedman

Whether or not the university is conservative or has religious connections, there is a guarantee there will be paperwork to create an event.

This is five of seven posts relating to my info-gathering trek to BYU on October 21, 2008.

Brigham Young University may have the most paperwork than any other place, though that is only to provide a safe place for sponsors and for performers alike. Usually each piece of paperwork is no more than a page. Sometimes receiving the proper signatures is the challenge.

I met with Naomi Davidson (see upper left picture), current BYU Storytelling Club president, so to discuss if the club could sponsor the "Family Famine: Hunger for Love" narrative production. She was fully supportive, and I thought how wonderful it was for a club that I founded to still be around when I could use it's help at this time. Things seemed to fall in place.

Then, with all the forms to be completed and rules to check, I jokingly wondered if at any moment Naomi would shout, "Stop! This is not worth it!"

To discover more details, go to my "Family Famine: Hunger for Love" blog. You can also find the group on Facebook to be a supporter--either of the project or for me as an individual.

Until we tell again,

Rachel Hedman
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Former Co-Chair of Youth, Educators, and Storytellers Alliance (2005-2008)
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Join professional storyteller Rachel Hedman in the development of a major narrative production to premiere on February 9, 2009. Family life can starve when fed abuse and abandonment with stories that gnaw at the stomach. Then Rachel shares the feast of patience, humor and unconditional love through multicultural tales mixed with song and personal reflection. You are welcome to the table.

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