Lawrence Howard and Lynne Duddy of Portland Story Theater offer three different storytelling workshops so that you can learn to express yourself with this amazing art form. In our workshops, we teach intentional storytelling where you’ll learn how to tell stories improvisationally by being resourceful and using the power of spontaneity. Our approach teaches you to trust the story and speak extemporaneously from the heart.

We offer three different workshops to fit your level of interest and your schedule.

Please call 503-284-2226 before registering if you:

  • require a disability accommodation.
  • are interested in bringing a workshop to your business, school, nonprofit. (We have group rates)
  • have any questions or need additional information.
  • Storytelling Starter

    Next Session:
    To Be Announced
    2-hour Commitment
    Bring your friends! Have some fun!
    Limited to 30 participants


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    If you just want to see if storytelling is your thing, take this lively workshop, Storytelling Starter. Fast-paced and fun, you’ll have a chance to discover your inner storytelleller! No pressure. No performance. Group rates also available for nonprofits and businesses. Read More

    One-Day Storytelling Bootcamp

    Next Public Session:
    Sunday June 26, 2016
    One-Day Commitment
    10:30 am – 6:00 pm with lunch break
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    Maybe our one-day Storytelling Bootcamp fits your level of interest in personal narrative, and more importantly, your busy schedule. No pressure to perform. Everyone welcome, no experience necessary. Includes individual time with the instructors Read More

    The Art of Personal Narrative

    Next Public Session:
    Autumn 2016
    Five-Week Commitment
    8 Sessions 7:00 pm -10:30 pm
    Limited to 6 participants


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    If you’re ready for a creative challenge and have been thinking that you’d really like to explore storytelling in depth, the 8-session Art of Personal Narrative is the perfect opportunity to discover, craft, and tell your story to a live audience.

    This workshop is offered in October, November, March, April, and May. Look at the schedule for specific dates, find out what to expect and whether you meet the prequisites for this one. Read More.