A Storytelling Workshop using Transportation Themes
Join us on August 7, 2012 at 6pm for Driving Force: A Storytelling Workshop using Transportation Themes. Everyone has a story to tell—this workshop will help you discover the Driving Force behind great storytelling technique using, transportation and vehicles as the theme. Participants will learn the components of effective narrative, how to use non-verbal storytelling tools, and leave with their very own crafted story, which you can tell live at MotorMouth: A Vehicle of Human Experience.
Whether you are new to storytelling or have been weaving tales for years, this workshop is sure to help you hone your skills. Taught by massmouth co-founder, and renowned storyteller Norah Dooley, this workshop is a collaboration between the Larz Anderson Auto Museum, and massmouth, inc.
Instructor Biography: Norah Dooley, co-founder of massmouth
Norah Dooley is an “…entrancing storyteller”, ( Scott Alarik, Boston Globe) and author, and a versatile presenter in schools, a keynote speaker at teacher’s conferences and a featured storyteller in the Christmas and Spring Revels, Albany River Festival, Newport Folk and at the Clearwater Festival. She is the co-founder of massmouth and project director of StoriesLive®, a curriculum based, high school storytelling initiative. Her popular published picture books (Everybody Cooks Rice, 1991, Everybody Bakes Bread, 1996, Everybody Serves Soup,2000, Everybody Brings Noodles, 2002) are published by Lerner Books and are about her old Cambridge neighborhood. Norah has 6 spoken word CDs: are The Music of Angels(1999) Italian Folk Tales (2002) Stories from the Neighborhood (2002) Rabbitails (2006) My Bad,Bad Dog and Other Neighbors (2006) and Winter Tales (2007) all produced by Seat of Her Pants Productions. Feel free to visit Norah’s website for more information.
Instructor Biography: Andrea Lovett, co-founder of massmouth
Andrea Lovett has been weaving the magic of stories and storytelling professionally for over 18 years. She has performed across the country and internationally, most recently at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. She tells hundreds of stories and some have been captured on three CD recordings. She has numerous articles published on storytelling, and she has an award winning oral history program entitled “Dog Tags”, which connects students with local veterans. She co-founded massmouth, an award winning storytelling organization based in Massachusetts, with Norah Dooley in 2007. (www.massmouth.com) Andrea has presented dozens of workshops for teachers, children, and teens, and recently with Norah Dooley at Lesley University’s Literacy Conference, 2008. Both Lovett and Dooley believe that storytelling is the missing link in literacy. More at: http://andrealovett.blogspot.com/.
Norah and Andrea were awarded the Regional ” Oracle Award ” from the National Storytelling Network at their national conference July 2012 for their work to promote the art of storytelling.Event Details: Date: August 7, 2012 Time(s): 6PM-8:00PM Location: Larz Anderson Auto Museum Pre- Registration Fees: LAAM Members, $30 MassMouth Members, $30 Non-Members, $35 $40 at the door