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Sunday, February 22 • 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Storytelling Workshop: Everyone Has a Story, What's Yours?

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Storytelling is the backbone of Jewish tradition. It's also the way we, as human beings, communicate our individual experiences. Guided by expert storyteller and creator of Lip Service (True Stories Out Loud), participants will delve into their memories, bringing out what is universal from the specific. We will excavate these stories with writing exercises and prompts, including questions about childhood, a single word, scent associations, sounds, etc. Writing will be read out loud and workshopped in this double session, enabling us to create art out of experience. Ultimately, we'll find that the job of a good story is to remind us we're not alone.

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Andrea Askowitz

Storyteller, Lip Service
Andrea Askowitz loves to tell stories and help others tell theirs. She is the author of the memoir, My Miserable, Lonely, Lesbian Pregnancy, and her work has appeared in various publications including the New York Times, Salon.com, Brain, Child, NPR, and PBS. She is the creator of Lip Service, a true-stories reading series that mixes theater and literature in front of lives audiences, mainly at the Miracle... Read More →

Sunday February 22, 2015 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Room 124