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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jun 15, 2022

Storytelling School with The Moth: Monthly Storytelling Activity Lesson #50

by The Moth Staff

Lesson #50: YOU: “Let it Go” - David Lepelstat + a bonus of 4 more stories from Hidden Treasure: The Moth’s Education Showcase This is our 50th post for Storytelling School with The Moth! For this special post, we wanted to highlight a full episode of the Moth Radio Hour brought to you live from the Education Program’s Showcase at the Bell House in January of 2020. We’ve previously featured four stories from this episode (links and principles below). This m...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: May 10, 2022

Storytelling School with The Moth: Monthly Storytelling Activity Lesson #49

by The Moth Staff

Lesson #49: Photographic Memories: “The Home Perm: Teenage Rebellion Never Looked so Good!” - Jason Schommer INTRODUCTORY GREETINGS This month’s blog was guest authored by Emily Couch. Emily is the Producer of Special Projects & Radio at The Moth, which means she works behind the scenes supporting the organization’s artistic staff – including the authors of How to Tell a Story, which is in bookstores now! How often have you heard the phrase “a picture is worth a ...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Apr 12, 2022

Storytelling School with The Moth: Monthly Storytelling Activity #48

by The Moth Staff

Lesson #48: THE END: “The Magical Fuzzy Worm” by Sofija Stefanovic This month’s blog was guest authored by Kate Tellers. Kate is a senior director at The Moth, the director of their MothWorks program, a Moth host, storyteller and co-author of The Moth’s fourth book, “How to Tell a Story: The Essential Guide to Memorable Storytelling from The Moth” due out on April 26th and available for pre-order now! Death is the only real ending in live storytelling. If you are alive ...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Mar 09, 2022

Storytelling School with The Moth: Monthly Storytelling Activity #47

by The Moth Staff

Lesson 47: THE BIG/SMALL STORY: “The Woman In The Mirror” - Caroline Abilat Lozirah This month’s blog was guest authored by Larry Rosen. Larry is a Moth instructor and director, proud to work regularly with individuals and diverse communities throughout the U.S. and in selected cities worldwide. Happy Approaching Spring! Often, when we explore ideas for personal stories, we look to the “big” events in our lives: The time we aced (or failed) an important exam. The season-end...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Feb 10, 2022

Storytelling School with The Moth: Monthly Storytelling Activity #46

by The Moth Staff

Lesson #46: Games for the Virtual Space Happy February from Storytelling School with The Moth! This month’s post will be a little different from our usual offerings. We know that some of you have unexpectedly found yourselves facilitating virtually again, and we wanted to share some modifications of our favorite games that work even on Zoom. First of all- why do we play games in our storytelling workshops? ...

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