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Tell me about yourself!

Whether you are interviewing for your dream job, trying to meet the love of your life or simply seeking to explore and understand the events that make up your life, storytelling has enormous capacity to increase authenticity, deepen perception and connect people.

This is the best answer I ever received to ‘Tell me about yourself’—after 20 years of interviewing

whats your storyIn our six-week storytelling workshop, you will learn how to give shape to your life stories and to share them with others in a small group setting. We introduce you to the principles of storytelling and incorporate performance techniques, sensory exploration and memory work to bring your stories to life.

The next workshop begins January 11 and runs for six Saturdays. You can read more about the workshop and sign up here.

And click here to hear some of the stories that previous workshop participants have developed in our workshop and told at our On The Fly Story Slams.

 

 

 

October 27: Spooky Stories at Opus 40

Story loving folks! We are curating spooky stories around the fire pit at OPUS 40 on Sunday October 27 at 3pm. Come get on the Halloween spirit and get spooked, and if you have a good scary story yourself, there’ll also be a chance for the audience to tell their own stories. And check out the rest of the program for the OPUS 40 Halloween Weekend event. There’ll be food trucks and pumpkin carving and all kinds of great stuff on the stunning grounds. See you there.

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On The Fly Story Slam: Animal House

Animals! What are your most memorable encounters with the animal kingdom? Who is your spirit animal? Did your dog once save your life? Join us for a night of stories about our beloved non-human friends and other animal-themed tales. We know you have them!

In May and June, On The Fly will be visiting the amazing #TraghavenWhiskeypub in sweet downtown Tivoli. We’re hoping to make new friends and also see familiar faces. We will be back at #HiLocatskill in July. Follow us #ontheflystoryslam to stay tuned.

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