Storytelling Open Mic
EVERY FOURTH TUESDAY
DOORS AT 6:30 PM, STORIES AT 7 PM
$5 ADULTS / STUDENTS FREE
Storytellers of all styles and levels of experience are welcome! Enjoy an evening of true stories, traditional tales, myths, fables, family stories and more. A featured storyteller performs for 30 minutes and open mic tellers have 10 minutes each. We have just one rule: no notes!
Alden (Joe) Doolittle is entering his third generation as a storyteller and producer. He loves to tell personal and family stories and has developed many historically based tales about the early history of the Hudson and Mohawk Valleys and the Erie Canal. Joe is co-producer of Story Circle at Proctors, a resident company offering a variety of programs at the Theater and throughout the region.
Marni Gillard performs tales and teaches storytelling for Albany’s Irish American Heritage Museum. Proctor’s School Programs, faith-based groups of all ages and hildren at the Well Interfaith youth tellers. Marni wrote Storyteller, Storyteacher, and recorded the double CD Without a Splash: Diving into Childhood Memories. She recently contributed to Our Stories Connect a guidebook for raising confident, compassionate leaders through storytelling program.