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Dispatches From The Moth

Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Dec 20, 2013

A Night To Remember: The Inaugural High School GrandSLAM

by George Dawes Green

This past Monday, we held our first ever High School Grand Slam, featuring ten high school students from around New York City. George Dawes Green, our founder, reflects on the night. The first name called was Willa. When she approached the mike she seemed a little shy, as most high school girls would be before a microphone and a couple of hundred classmates and parents and teachers and Moth staff and Moth friends and Moth addicts. She was nervous. We were all nervous. It was the first Moth Hi...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Sep 16, 2011

MothSHOP & Participant Media Bring Storytelling Workshops to High Schools

by Larry Rosen, MothSHOP Coordinator

This summer, the MothSHOP Community Education Program teamed up with Participant Media, an entertainment company that focuses on documentary and narrative feature films, television, publishing, music, and digital content about the real issues that shape our lives, to bring storytelling workshops to selected high school students in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Inspired by Participant’s release of the movie The Help – based on Kathryn Stockett’s novel about African American maids working...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: May 20, 2011

The MothSHOP Community Education Program Takes Center Stage

by The Moth

Last Monday, WABC-TV ran a news segment that provided an excellent behind-the-scenes look at our MothSHOP Community Education Program’s work with students at Bronx Preparatory Charter School. Launched in 2000 in an effort to reach storytellers who might not find their way to us, The MothSHOP Community Education Program teaches storytelling principles to students and disenfranchised adults in underserved neighborhoods, then shares those stories within the community and beyond, giving platform ...

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