Ann Arbor

Tuesday August 6
StorySLAM

Camp

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: Zingerman's Greyline Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

CAMP: Prepare a five-minute story about camp; the summer destination where you found friends, first loves, and maybe a bees nest or two. Roughing it out in the woods or pitching tents in your backyard. Whether it’s the territory or community, you’ll ...  Learn More

Tuesday August 20
StorySLAM

Influence

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: Zingerman's Greyline Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

INFLUENCE: Prepare a five-minute story about being strong-armed or strong-willed: the tantalizing force of power or the push of peer pressure. The good, the bad, leverage bought and sold -- tell us about sparking a movement or suffering the consequen...  Learn More

Tuesday September 3
StorySLAM

Neighborhoods

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: Zingerman's Greyline Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

NEIGHBORHOODS: Prepare a five-minute story about communities.Nosy grandma two doors down, kids on the stoop, block parties and other local flavors. The guy at the corner store, the church down the road, the playground down the block. Keeping up with ...  Learn More

Tuesday September 17
StorySLAM

Cars

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: Zingerman's Greyline Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

CARS: Prepare a five-minute story about the most American way of getting from point A to point B. Tell us about drag-racing on empty neighborhood streets, dropping keys down a sewer, getting away just in the nick of time. Driving though, driving in,...  Learn More

Tuesday October 1
StorySLAM

Fraud

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: Zingerman's Greyline Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

FRAUD: Prepare a five-minute story about fakes, liars, and hustlers. Tell us about a time when you felt like a phony or a sham. A moment where you struggled with impostor syndrome? Exposed a con? Catch Me If You Can or fake it 'til you make it.*Ticke...  Learn More

Tuesday October 15
StorySLAM

Ink

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: Zingerman's Greyline Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

INK: Prepare a five-minute story involving things written or drawn in ink. Manifestos, diaries, contracts…dotted lines. Commitments! Tattoos you relish or regret. Documents that finally solve the mystery. Notes and letters you wish you tak...  Learn More

Tuesday November 5
StorySLAM

Gumption

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: Zingerman's Greyline Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

GUMPTION: Prepare a five-minute story about go-getting. Moments of courage and the peaks and pratfalls of a daring spirit. Scaling mountains or admitting to mistakes. Nerves of steel or jelly legs. Tell us about your gutsiest gambles and the mettle t...  Learn More

Tuesday November 19
StorySLAM

Landmarks

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: Zingerman's Greyline Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

LANDMARKS: Prepare a five-minute story about the places and points that plot our course. Meeting at the top of the Empire State Building, seeing the world's largest ball of yarn, or returning to your ancestral home. Making decisions big or small, fro...  Learn More

Tuesday December 3
StorySLAM

Traditions

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: Zingerman's Greyline Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

TRADITIONS: Prepare a five-minute story about birthrights and rituals, customs and lore from those who went before. Friday night football or family FaceTime each Sunday. Chinese food on Christmas day or a New Year's leap into the ocean. Bat mitzvahs,...  Learn More

Tuesday December 17
StorySLAM

Names

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Venue: Zingerman's Greyline Map It

6:30pm Doors Open | 7:30pm Stories Begin

Event Details:

NAMES: Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names? Prepare a five-minute story involving a name. Name dropping, name calling and making a name for yourself. Pet names for your lover or nicknames earned by reputation. Fluffy, Hot Lips, Barky, Cla...  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
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