Melbourne

Tuesday December 18
StorySLAM

Joy

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: The Melba Spiegeltent Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

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Event Details:

JOY: Prepare a five-minute story about an experience that brought you utter delight, or a time you were able to provide it for somebody else. Glee, euphoria, eureka...a random act of kindness, a brand new car with a ribbon on it or a compassionate ea...  Learn More

Monday January 14
StorySLAM

Intentions

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: Howler Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

INTENTIONS: Prepare a five-minute story about best-laid plans. To do lists, apologies, New Years resolutions. Making something happen through sheer will. What I meant was....*Tickets become available the third Thursday of the month prior to the event...  Learn More

Monday February 4
StorySLAM

Delusions

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: Howler Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

DELUSIONS: Prepare a five minute story about wearing rose-colored glasses. Putting on blinders. We're gonna be famous. She's the one. No one saw that. Visions dancing in your head. Monsters under the bed. I can fly!*Tickets become available the third...  Learn More

Tuesday February 12
StorySLAM

Love Hurts

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: The Melba Spiegeltent Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

LOVE HURTS: Prepare a five-minute tale about a love that made you go OUCH. The agony of deferred love! The misery of good love, gone bad! The anguish of one-way love! Bring stories of your heart, kicked to the curb by the people or places or things y...  Learn More

Monday March 4
StorySLAM

Blame

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: Howler Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

BLAME: Prepare a five-minute story about being left holding the bag. Taking the fall, feeling the heat. Your honor impugned, your good name sullied! Scolded, accused or rebuked! Share stories of pointing the finger, naming names, squealing. Getting o...  Learn More

Tuesday March 19
StorySLAM

Envy

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: The Melba Spiegeltent Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

ENVY: Prepare a five-minute story involving the undeservedly blessed who luxuriate in all you want. Or speak on your own jealousy causing good fortune. Bring your tales of loathing someone just because they have more money than you, more followers on...  Learn More

Monday April 1
StorySLAM

Bamboozled

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: Howler Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

BAMBOOZLED: Prepare a five-minute story about your greatest con, your Tom Sawyer moment, or the day gullibility got the best of you. That time when you managed to pull the wool over someone's eyes ... or that moment you became the mark. Hoodwinker or...  Learn More

Tuesday April 16
StorySLAM

Blunders

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: The Melba Spiegeltent Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

BLUNDERS: Prepare a five-minute story about a time you goofed. Wax on about a gaffe, mistake, misstep or other oops. Recount a defining slip-up, blooper, or faux pas from your life and times. Recall saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, letting t...  Learn More

Monday May 6
StorySLAM

Mama Rules

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: Howler Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

MAMA RULES: Prepare a five-minute story involving a mother or mothering! Your womb of origin or the person who raised you. Mother love: making it all better or setting you straight. Maternal instincts and mother-powered superhuman acts. (Lifting a ca...  Learn More

Tuesday May 21
StorySLAM

Flawed

Melbourne, Australia

Venue: The Melba Spiegeltent Map It

7:00pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

FLAWED: Prepare a five-minute story about pitfalls. Imperfections....a glitch that changed your course either for the better or for the worse. Times that even Beyonce couldn't say "I woke up like this." Some say the flaws are what makes something bea...  Learn More

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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
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