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Storytelling 101 with Final Performance

at Story District - Park View
3329 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20010

Storytelling 101 is an intensive five-week course that will take you step-by-step through the process of how to identify and talk about meaningful narrative events in your life in a way that is entertaining and inspiring to the audience. These stories are personal, heartfelt, and demand that the storyteller be honest with yourself and an audience....


6 sessions

Thursday May 31st, 7pm

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Public Speaking: Finding Your Authentic Voice

at General Assembly - Downtown, Washington, D.C.
1133 15th St NW 8th Fl, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

Everyone can master the art of public speaking and easily leverage the secrets the best speakers in the world use to elevate your public speaking performance, forget the fear, and learn to love the spotlight. Public speaking is the most common #1 phobia in today's society, and at the same time, our abilities to strongly represent ourselves are becoming...

Thursday Jun 14th, 6:30pm

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Storytelling Boot Camp: One-day Crash Course

at Story District - Park View
3329 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20010

In this one-day (7-hour) intensive, you will generate new story material, learn about and apply narrative structure and storytelling techniques to a story of your choice, practice telling stories in pairs and small groups, and get individual feedback from the instructors.

Saturday Aug 18th, 9:30am

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Story Intensive

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda
4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

This workshop will look at what makes short stories work (and by extension, novels and memoirs). Participants will be read and discuss stories from American Best Short Stories 2017 edited by Meg Wolitzer, as well as workshop their short stories or memoirs. Participants are encouraged to bring a story to the first class for critique.


Storytelling for Public Affairs & Policy Professionals

at Public Affairs Council - Downtown, Washington, D.C.
2121 K St NW Ste 900, Washington, District of Columbia 20037

Developing a strong advocacy story can make a tremendous difference in your campaigns. While storytelling is nothing new, elements such as structure, audience attention span and message outreach have all changed significantly in recent years. At this two-hour workshop, we’ll discuss from A-Z what it takes to build a successful storytelling campaign...


Public Speaking: Compelling Speeches & Presentations

at Learning Tree International - Herndon
13650 Dulles Technology Dr Ste #175, Virginia, District of Columbia 20171

Public speaking is required in almost every business role, but a variety of factors cause many professionals to struggle when talking in front of an audience. In this training course, you learn how to strengthen your speaking skills, build your confidence, and establish rapport with the audience — all while practicing and delivering presentations...


3 sessions

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Getting Started: Creative Writing(2 Weeks)

at The Writer's Center - Capitol Hill
921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Spring! This can be your time to plant seeds of creativity. Begin by exploring imaginative forms of writing in a supportive environment.  Fun prompts will help circumvent the analytic brain and give creativity a chance to thrive. You’ll find new ways to free up memories and use them as inspiration for memoir, fiction, poems, creative nonfiction,...


2 sessions

Thinking on Your Feet: How to Speak Intelligently

at National Seminars Training Washington

Conquer your nerves and be ready for that next impromptu speaking opportunity. Program Description: It happens all the time in any career—you’re caught off guard and must speak with zero preparation. You’re asked for your opinion in a heated meeting. You need to introduce someone to a group. You’re unexpectedly asked to say a few words...

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Getting Started: Creative Writing(5 Weeks)

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda
4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Participants will experiment with words, language, story telling, and poetry through interactive class activities and out of class readings and assignments.


5 sessions

Storytelling/Solo Performance Using Movement & Gesture

at Synetic Theater - Arlington
2155 Crystal Plaza Arcade T-19, Arlington, Virginia 22202

In this workshop, students will learn about the five facets of performance structure important to engaging audiences, creating memorable performances, and improving spontaniety: use and command of space physicality manipulation of voice props as story characters coloring of words  Through hands on exercises and a sampling from attendees’...


2 sessions

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Storytelling Flash

at Story District - Park View
3329 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20010

Look at your past in a new way, find the funny in your life experiences, command an audience, overcome stage-fright, and make new friends in this 30 minute “Flash Class” with our senior instructor Meredith Maslich.   The school is thrilled to partner with Artomatic to share this opportunity at the intersection of creative pathways. Artomatic's...

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Story Workspace

at Story District - Park View
3329 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20010

Our ​Works​pace is an intermediate-level class for ​101 and Boot Camp graduates and storytellers with some experience who are ​​​​interested in ​​continuing to ​hon​e​ their storytelling skills.  This intimate small-group format is designed for people who have a particular storytelling-related goal in mind. The class is...


4 sessions

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Fearless Presentations

at The Leader's Institute - Washington - Foggy Bottom
2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20037

This public speaking course is the fastest, easiest way to reduce stage fright. In just a single day, this presentation seminar helps participants gain poise and self-confidence in front of a group!  Public Speaking Fear is still the #1 fear in America. And, right or wrong, people form a perception of who we are and what we represent by the self-confidence...

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Storytellers' Brunch

at Story District - Park View
3329 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20010

Spend Sunday morning with Story District at this morning mixer for storytellers. Eat, drink, shmooze, and swap stories with fellow storytellers. Artistic Executive Director, Amy Saidman, will share a brief presentation and Q&A about the vision for Story District for the next few years based on our strategic planning process and community input....

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Public Speaking the Actor's Way

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter
733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Four lunchtime classes. An innovative approach to powerful public speaking, taught by pioneers in the field of applied acting.  This course leads participants through a series of acting-based physical, vocal and psychological exercises designed to promote spoken communication that leaves a lasting impact on an audience.  From writing a...


4 sessions