6th Annual Story Telling Festival

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Event Category: Literary Events


    Sept. 10 & 11 Auditions for storytelling Finale, Belles Artes Sala Literaria

    Sept. 27 Stories in Spanish, Belles Artes Sala Literaria

    Oct. 5 Storytelling Showcase Finale at Teatro Angela Peralta

    For questions: email smastories@gmail.com or call 415-119-3438

    Auditions will be held the morning of Tuesday, September 10 and afternoon of Thursday, September 12 to qualify performers for the festival Showcase Finale on October 5. We are looking for stories based on your own personal, true life experience, about seven minutes long. Please pre-register at smastories@gmail.com

    We can also answer any questions about times, locations and other details of the auditions and the Storytelling Festival at that email address.

    –September 27, 5:00pm, Stories in Spanish Showcase, Bellas Artes, Sala Literaria, first floor, free admission

    –October 1, 6:00pm, Special Guest Irish Storyteller Conor McAnally, Eagle&Harp: The story of the San Patricio Battalion in the Mexican American War, Hotel Posada de la Aldea, Ancha de San Antonio #15, 200 pesos at the door

    –October 5, 6:00pm, Storytelling Showcase Finale, Angela Peralta Theater, 100 – 350 pesos, tickets soon from Boleto City at Mercado Sano, Ancha de San Antonio #123, or online soon at boletocity.com

    By Lee Harris


    Want to tell a story? Or just listen to one?San Miguel’s favorite storytelling event of the year kicks off with a free Open Mic Storytelling event on Wednesday August 21 at PaprikaRestauranteNo audition is required.  If you are a storytellerplease come at 5:30pm to register. Stories start at 6:00pm.


    We are looking for both new and experienced storytellers, with stories based on your own personal, true life experience, about seven minutes long. We ask that you know your story and tell it without a written script.


    This year we will have storytelling workshops in late August and in September,in English and Spanish, for storytellers to learn the art or to polish their techniqueThe workshop consists of coaching by an experienced storyteller in a supportive atmosphere. Please contact us at our email below to reserve your seat in our workshops.


    Auditions will be held September 10 and 11 in the Sala Literaria at Belles Artes to qualify performers for the festival Showcase Finale.


    There will be stories in Spanish performed September 27 in the Sala Literaria at Bellas Artes, with some special guest storytellers.


    The festival’s Showcase Finale stories will be performed in the Teatro Angela Peralta on Saturday October 5including a lobby reception.


    Please mark your calendars now for the festival events, and watch Atencion for further details to come.  Information will also be posted on the San Miguel Storytellers Facebook page.  To sign up for auditions and for questions, please write to smastories@gmail.com.


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