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Portland Story Theater Storytelling Workshops

Art of Personal Narrative

Starts January 4, 2017
Venue: Portland Story Theater Home Studio
Portland, Oregon
Register: $225 Art of Personal Narrative
7 sessions over 5 weeks.
Evenings 7-10:30 PM
Please check the prerequisites and then call 503-284-2226 to apply for registration.
Culminates in a performance
before a live audience.

One-Day Workshop

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Venue: Portland Story Theater Home Studio
Portland, Oregon
Register: $150 Storytelling Bootcamp
10:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Storytelling Bootcamp is a one-day intensive, where you will create new story material, learn about narrative structure and intentional storytelling techniques.
No formal performance.

2-Hour Workshop

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Venue: Portland Story Theater Home Studio
Portland, Oregon
Register: $40 Storytelling Starter
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Storytelling Starter is designed to give you a taste of the fabulous art form of storytelling. Interactive. Fast-paced. Fun!
No pressure to perform.

Everyone welcome,
No experience necessary
All workshops are open to anyone age 18+


Armchair Adventurer

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Nansen of The North

Lawrence Howard, Armchair Adventurer

Four Nights
Fridays and Saturdays
January 20, 21, 27, 28

Part of the Fertile Ground Theater Festival!
All shows at the Fremont Theater
Doors 7 pm | Show 8 pm
Nansen of the North

Fridtjof Nansen sits and smokes a pipe in front of 'Fram', Polar Sea, 16th June 1894.

Fridtjof Nansen sits and smokes a pipe in front of ‘Fram’, Polar Sea, 16th June 1894.

This show ok for ages 15+
if accompanied by an adult

This show is part of the city-wide Fertile Ground Theater Festival. We will honor 10 passes per show. If you do buy a Fertile Ground Pass, please designate Portland Story Theater so we can earn some of the proceeds from your purchase. Thank you!

Lawrence Howard, one of the co-founders of Portland Story Theater, launched the Armchair Adventurer series after a tremendous response to the world premiere of “Shackleton’s Antarctic Nightmare” in 2008. This is the first time he will be telling a story about the Artic.


Urban Tellers®

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Live Storytelling on December 2

Fremont Theater
2393 NE Fremont Street

Brews. Bites. Jazz. Stories.

Get your tickets now for our January 6th Urban Tellers®, featuring our On The Road touring troupe Penny Walter, Talen N. Moe, Leigh Hancock, Beth Rogers, Howard Bulick, and Warren McPherson.
Doors open at 7 pm with live music from Quiet Image, jazz quartet: Dave Bamberger, Alan Cook, Steve Eave, and Frank Engel
Stories start at 8 pm.

Urban Tellers® at the Fremont Theater with jazz quartet Quiet Image

Urban Tellers® at the Fremont Theater. Photo by Kelly Nissl

All shows 21+ Unless Otherwise Noted
Listener Discretion Advised

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