Phoenix

Wednesday August 22
StorySLAM

Collaboration

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

COLLABORATION: Prepare a five-minute story about teamwork. Dynamic duos, helping hands, partners in crime. United by a common goal, allied by a mutual enemy. Collective efforts in the kitchen, field or boardroom. Overcoming differences, agreeing to d...  Learn More

Thursday September 27
StorySLAM

Education

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

EDUCATION: Prepare a five-minute story about knowledge. Gleaned from teachers or the streets, lessons learned. From the Ivy League to hard knocks, beauty school to a hospital residency. Hot for teacher, pencils down, wax on, wax off. *Seating is n...  Learn More

Thursday October 25
StorySLAM

Disguises

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

DISGUISES: Prepare a five-minute story about your undercover self, about obscuring the real you- with a fake mustache, a nurse's uniform, a cloak, a girdle or a giant hotdog costume. Mental disguises, like the Ph.D. you earned to appease your mothe...  Learn More

Wednesday November 28
StorySLAM

Beginnings

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

BEGINNINGS: Prepare a five-minute story about a beginning. Dawn, step one, day one, birth or re-birth. Initiations and inaugurations. Tabula rasa. A new leaf, a new loft, a puppy, a job, parole. New car smell. A makeover so magical your own mama don'...  Learn More

Thursday December 20
StorySLAM

Instincts

Phoenix, Arizona

Venue: Crescent Ballroom Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 8:00pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

INSTINCTS: Prepare a five-minute tale involving your animal instincts. Tell us about your intuition or sixth sense, a premonition or other intangible instruction from your deep down insides. Spidey sense, bar room brawls, or the hunch that leads you...  Learn More

Moth Events

Mainstage

Curated events featuring five tellers who develop and shape their stories with our directors. Beyond theater, The Moth Mainstage is a community where entertainment and enlightenment merge.

StorySLAM

Open-mic storytelling competitions. Open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show!

GrandSLAM

After ten StorySLAMs in a city, the winners then compete for the title of GrandSLAM Champion with a brand new story. This is the ultimate battle of wits and words.

Special Events

Each year The Moth presents two benefits featuring a special show and party: The Moth Ball and the Moth Members' Show.

Education

Featuring high school and college students who have participated in Moth workshops in their schools.

Community

Showcases of storytellers from a wide range of populations, community organizations and non-profits.

Global Community