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Story Studio 2-Day Storytelling Workshop

  • The Phoenix Theatre 2605 Hennepin Avenue South Minneapolis, MN, 55408 United States (map)

Date:  Saturday, March 10, 12pm-4pm AND Sunday, March 11, 12pm-2:30pm
Cost: $150.00

The Story Studio's 2-Day Storytelling Workshop ( is a perfect weekend intensive for those dipping their toes into storytelling waters for the first time, AND for seasoned performers wanting to brush up on skills or focus on a new or challenging project. The 7-or-so hours of class include lecture, discussion, individual and group exercises, performance time, and feedback and critique. Students will leave having developed and presented at least the first draft of a 5-7 minute personal story to perform onstage, and will come away with tools for developing narrative material that are applicable to a wide variety of settings: theatre, story slams, written memoir, podcasts, lectures, TED talks, and more. 

Day 1 consists of exercises that will help students identify and refine a story to tell to the class. On Day 2, students will perform their stories in class, and receive in-depth feedback from their instructor and classmates.

This class is open to everyone. No experience required.

Taught by Minneapolis actor, writer and storyteller Amy Salloway (

"This was the single most useful creative workshop I have ever been a part of in my life! It really was an amazing experience and the guidance Amy provided, especially during the feedback session, has stuck with me!" -- Recent 2-Day Workshop Participant

Later Event: March 12
SAM Board Meeting