Do You Know Where You Were On August 13, 1988?

By Ellen Munds Executive Director Do you know where you were on Saturday, Aug. 13, 1988? I do. I was at the First Annual Hoosier Storytelling Festival on the grounds at Conner Prairie. This was the first event produced by Stories, Inc.—now... read more

Our Lives are Made Up of Stories

By Ellen Munds Have you noticed that our lives are made up of stories? Some of us have stories of immigrating to the U.S., and some of us have stories of moving from one state to another. Some of us have stories of backpacking across Europe,... read more

The Ghost of Fowler Theatre

By Stephanie Holman 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 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 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 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 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