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Welcome

Stories are the currency of humanity.   We tell stories to connect with one another, to find commonality and build trust. At The Storytellers Channel we offer workshops to help you identify, craft and tell well the stories that matter to you.  The stories that can help you: Lead More Effectively Build Stronger Families & Communities Secure Gainful Employment Plus, we have storytellers who'll come to you to tell character building stories for your children or provide memorable, thought-provoking entertainment. So, whether you're a teller or a lsitener you're welcome at The Storytellers Channel. We believe stories matter and we want you to tell yours well. … [Read more...]

What do you want people to remember?

My daddy was a storyteller. I loved his stories. They were just one of the reasons I so enjoyed spending time with him.  He always had a story to share.  Sometimes it was a new story; often it was one I’d heard before. He had stories about growing up, stories about the Navy, stories about the job.  He had stories about courting my mom, stories about playing cards, stories about me.  Most of all he had stories about the consequences of behaving one way or another. Some of his stories were short, some not so; many of his stories were funny, but not all.  Daddy was a brick mason who specialized in residential remodeling. He used to tell a story about his favorite laborer, Junie.  Daddy discouraged sitting down on the job.  If you’d finished what he’d asked you to do, he’d say, “look around and find someplace to keep moving. No homeowner wants to look out the window and see men sitting around. They already think the job costs too much and seeing guys sitting around just confirms … [Read more...]

Our Values

When extending trust to someone we believe they are both capable of the task with which we entrust them, as well as, believing they embrace the values by which we will judge their performance.  The following values are the behaviors we at The Storytellers Channel embrace and expect the members of our community to embrace. Promptness – Woody Allen said, “Showing up is 80% of life.” In the world of theater and the performing arts showing up on time is the beginning.  In our world, Call time is when you’re present and prepared to begin work; showing up promptly shows respect for yourself, your fellow artists, your craft, your art, your story.  It is not just the beginning; it is THE beginning. Promptness is the height of courtesy.  Please be at the rehearsal hall ready to begin when each workshop session begins.  Rushing in late disturbs the experience for everyone.  If you know you’ll be late (heaven forbid), please notify your director ASAP.  On showcase/performance dates, Do Not be … [Read more...]