On episode #101 of the Speak Up Storytelling podcast, Matthew and Elysha Dicks talk storytelling!
In our follow up segment, we discuss upcoming shows and workshops, all online!
STORYTELLING SHOWS 2020
- August 22: Speak Up at the Connecticut Historical Society (7:00 PM) (virtual)
- September 12: Solo show at MOPCO Improv Theater (8:00 PM) (virtual)
- September 26: Speak Up at the Connecticut Historical Society (7:00 PM) virtual)
- October 24: Speak Up at the Connecticut Historical Society (7:00 PM) virtual)
- October 25: Speak Up-Voices of Hope showcase (11:00 AM) (virtual)
STORYTELLING WORKSHOPS 2020
- September 12: Storytelling master class at MOPCO Improv Theater (10:00-6:00) (virtual)
- October 30-November 1: Storytelling weekend workshop at Copper Beech Institute (virtual)
In our Homework for Life segment, Matt talks about nearly missing a storyworthy moment by not recognizing the impact it could have on an audience.
Next we listen to a story by Ann Guo.
Amongst the many things we discuss include:
- Temporal transitions
- Opening sentences
- The power of nostalgia
- Pacing and pausing
Next we answer a questions about apps and programs to record stories and Homework for Life.
Lastly, we each offer a recommendation.
- When characters in musicals transition from speaking to singing: http://bit.ly/2kfjzbZ
- Ten Lessons From Top Film Editors: https://bit.ly/3gdR31U
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