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  1. Interviews with Storystars: Megan Phillips
    11 Nov, 2017
    Interviews with Storystars: Megan Phillips
    Megan Phillips believes with her whole heart and soul in the healing power of storytelling. Perhaps this is self-preservation, as she is a highly flawed person who writes and performs autobiographical solo shows, and hopes every time that her oversharing is relatable. Regardless, spent the last 5 years touring various shows across the Canadian Fringe Festival Circuit, notably her solo shows Periscope, Not Enough, and Breaking Velocity. She co-wrote and co-starred in People Suck: a musical airing
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    15 May, 2017
    Interviews with Storystars: Dave Pickering
    Dave Pickering does lots of different things but all of them are about creating stories. In 2016 he wrote and performed a talk for BBC Radio 4: Four Thought called Liberating Men as well as co-producing the first season of magical realist podcast drama The Family Tree. He also performed my solo show What About the Men? Mansplaining Masculinity which he created for the Free Fringe in August 2015. He ran a live night and podcast called Stand Up Tragedy for 5 years which was been recommended in
  3. Photo by: Nolan Silverstein
    12 May, 2017
    Interviews with Storystars: Horus Ra
    Born in Los Angeles California, Horus Ra has spent the majority of his life serving as a firefighter and paramedic.  Always having a natural gift and the ability to make people laugh at some of the hilarious and sometimes deadly situations that he has been confronted with in his life, he now serves his community by bringing laughter & joy through his comedic storytelling and entertaining style. Horus has been featured in several Busted Los Angeles storytelling shows and also performs in comedy
  4. Interviews with Storystars: David Crabb
    08 May, 2017
    Interviews with Storystars: David Crabb
    David Crabb is a performer, writer, teacher & storyteller in Los Angeles. He is a Moth Story Slam host and winner. His solo show BAD KID was met with critical acclaim  (Advocate, Flavorpill, NYTheatre) and named a New York Times Critics' Pick.
  5. Interviews with Storystars: Jeff Simmermon
    05 May, 2017
    Interviews with Storystars: Jeff Simmermon
    Jeff Simmermon is a storyteller, standup comic, and the producer/performer behind NYC's 'And I Am Not Lying,' a variety show that combines stand-up, storytelling, burlesque, sideshow and music.  He just recorded his first album for Comedy Dynamics, which will be released in mid-April of 2017. He has won multiple Moth StorySLAMS, including a GrandSLAM in March of 2014. His stories have appeared on This American Life, The Moth's podcast, and in written form on The Paris Review Daily. He also
  6. Interviews with Storystars: Kate Hodgson
    28 Apr, 2017
    Interviews with Storystars: Kate Hodgson
    Kate Hodgson is a storyteller, coach and workshop facilitator and the founder of 9to5 Narrative, a training organization for people wanting to use storytelling in a professional setting as well as a seasonal storytelling show. Kate is also a certified training professional from OISE at the UofT, I design and offer workshops in storytelling development and application as an engaging way for professionals to reach their career goals. What got you started in storytelling? Looking back there are
  7. Interviews with Storystars: Scott Glazier of Speakeasy Tattoo
    21 Apr, 2017
    Interviews with Storystars: Scott Glazier of Speakeasy Tattoo
    Scott Glazier aka S.H.G., is a fine artist and tattoo artist. Having no formal training, S.H.G. credits several influential artists, his own dedication and his love for sailing to fuel his inspiration, influence and training– likening the movement within his work to the energy and wind harnessed by a ship’s sails. This natural flow translates into a sense of artistic permanence and nurtures his belief that every mark made, particularly in line drawings, is meant to be a part of the piece.
  8. Christine Blackburn
    17 Apr, 2017
    Christine Blackburn
    Christine Blackburn is the Creator, Producer, and host of Story Worthy. She is the author of the memoir “PIT To LAX: My Story Worthy Life” (published March 2015) and a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post. Christine performs storytelling live all around Los Angeles and she loves tennis, guitar, and sushi. Twitter @storyworthy  Instagram @storyworthy Facebook StoryWorthy What got you started in storytelling? You know, I came out to Los Angeles from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to be an
  9. Interviews with Storystars: Michael Leviton
    14 Apr, 2017
    Interviews with Storystars: Michael Leviton
    Michael Leviton is a writer, musician, photographer, and raconteur. He is the creator and host of the New York live-storytelling series and podcast THE TELL. He has written a children's picture book, MY FIRST GHOST, and published memoir in NYTimes Modern Love column. He was the subject of the This American Life episode Need To Know Basis, telling the story of his family's tragic love affair with honesty.  What got you started in storytelling? I've been telling stories since I was a child