Places to Share: From the Pub to the Kitchen Table
The Apple Seed - Radio Archive, Episode 381
- Dec 3, 2015 7:00 pm
- 58:31 mins
On this episode, Sam Payne talks to seasoned storytellers about the many different venues and settings in which stories are shared and crafted. Featured in this episode: Scott Whitehair - A performer, instructor, and producer, Scott has brought his dynamic blend of vulnerability, humor and insight to many venues across Chicago, has developed environments from theater camps to corporate seminars for tellers to reach their fullest potential, and currently produces four critically-acclaimed story series, including This Much Is True and Story Lab Chicago. Robin Bady - Award-winning storyteller Robin Bady has been called, “gutsy, big hearted, and street smart.” Whether performing for adults, children or families, Robin has a warm a warmth and humor that brings her stories to joyful life, creating an electric and engaging rapport with her audience. Her repertoire includes world tales, current events, oral histories, literature, ghost experiences and personal stories.She has performed at hundreds of festivals, theaters, colleges, schools and libraries. As a teaching artist and staff developer, she has worked with the Brooklyn Academy of Art, CityLore, Henry Street Settlement, the Guggenheim Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum of Art, among others. Based in Brooklyn, she performs across the United States and Europe. Megan Hicks - Add her warm sense of humor and deep respect for anybody who is now or ever was a kid, and you've got an award-winning performer who captivates audiences of all ages and from all walks of life. Megan is a sought-after workshop presenter and seminar leader, with credits at Florida StoryCamp, the Northlands Storytelling Conference, Sharing the Fire, the National Storytelling Conference, the Virginia Library Association, and ElderStudy, among others. She was featured as a New Voice at the National Storytelling Festival in 2011, and her credits range from small venues in rural America, to regional stages throughout the United States, and international programs on three continents.