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The Ghost of Fowler Theatre

By Stephanie Holman libyq@yahoo.com The summer of 2016 brought news of a commission from the Storytelling Arts of Indiana and Indiana Landmarks to write and tell a story about the Fowler Theatre, a 1940’s movie theater in Fowler, IN and winner of the 2016 Cook Cup... read more

Don White, A Working Class Man

By Don White DonWhiteFolk@gmail.com What drew you to storytelling? I started out as a songwriter who had some funny and some serious songs. I got a job at a comedy club and began learning about stand up. I preferred the storyteller type of comics to the joke tellers.... read more

Over There and Back Again

By Sharon Kirk Clifton SKC.storyteller@gmail.com Who doesn’t love a good mystery? Some call it research, but I prefer to think of it as a cold-case investigation, at least on my part. I’m talking about all that goes into crafting a new historical program. A year ago,... read more

Life on the road as modern day troubadours

Written by Lisa Lynne Lisa@lisalynne.com Fronted by illustrious Celtic storyteller and wire strung harpist Patrick Ball, our trio blends stories and music to create a theatrical experience that is rich in history, humor and, of course, music. Aryeh and I play... read more

My First Experience

Written By Claire McGuinnes ms.c.c.mcg@gmail.com I recently read a post on the internet (somewhere) that asked if the future of stand-up comedy was going to be a comedian standing on stage, typing into his phone, text blurbs appearing on a screen behind him in silence... read more

A Storytelling High

by David Peerless David.peerless@gatewaysc.org I am coming off a storytelling high and wanted to share the experience with you the best that I can.  For the last ten years there has been an organization of professional storytellers(*1) called “The March of the... read more

Mr. Pressley, A Dangerous Man

By C. Ed Bryson edbryson@me.com “Because it’s dangerous down there,” snapped Ms. Dunkleburg in answer to Harold Owen’s “Why”. We sat alert, in something like an assembly, on the second day of school after summer break. Rural children, left to roam wood and glen for... read more

Five Questions Answered by Clare Muireann Murphy

1. What project are you currently working on? I am currently getting ready to go on tour (Sept 15-Oct 25th across the US). That is my biggest current project. In terms of my creative work I am looking for a new piece to make. I have premiered three new shows this... read more