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The Art of Personal Narrative

Starts Wednesday, June 17, 2015

7 PM - 10:30 PM | JUNE 17, 24, JULY 1, 8, 9, 11, 15

This 8-session intensive includes group and individual time.
Each workshop is led by founders LAWRENCE HOWARD and LYNNE DUDDY who help you shape your personal narrative. Anyone over the age of 18 can participate as long as you meet the prerequisites. No previous storytelling experience required. The series culminates with a performance on stage before a live audience at the Alberta Abbey. Check out the prerequisites on our Workshop page.


Venue: Home Studio, Portland


Showcase: Urban Tellers®

Next Show, June 13, 2015

Advance Tickets $15

Every month, a group of six people come together as Urban Tellers® to stand and deliver the real, true stories that they have discovered, crafted, and honed in Portland Story Theater's Art of Personal Narrative workshops. The results are highly personal and authentic narratives. You might hear stories about difficult choices, transformational life experiences, or hilarious family interactions. Whatever the story, the people that perform at these events are authentic, funny and fearless. Featured this month: Raahi Reddy, Peggy Doherty, Marcia Haque, Heidi Yorkshire, Corrine Ranard, Daniel LaForce

Venue: Alberta Abbey, Portland


Mainstage: Halloween

Saturday, October 24, 2015 [21+Only]

Special Early Bird Pricing $20 until September 1, 2015

SPELLBOUND is the name of the Halloween show we've been producing every year for the last decade. This year's spine-tingling event will give you the shivers and disturb your dreams. In anticipation of All Hallow's Eve, we kick off the season with SPELLBOUND, one night only -- exactly one week before Halloween -- Saturday, October 24th. The performers for our Mainstage shows are invited from a group of narrative artists who have performed with Portland Story Theater, either in our Artist-in-Residence Program, in our Singlehandedly Festival, or have come up through the ranks of Urban Tellers®.

Venue: Alberta Abbey, Portland

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Portland Story Theater's stories may contain explicit language, assorted escapades of a questionable nature, and various examples of extremely poor judgment, along with profound insights, deep revelations, and moments of truth, triumph, and transformation.
All shows 21+ although young adults 17+ are welcome if accompanied by a parent or guardian. [Listener Discretion Advised]
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