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October 2020

Introduction to Personal Storytelling Virtual Workshop

October 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - November 15, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
Zoom Online Meeting

Learn how to tell your compelling true stories - taught by a Moth Radio Hour storyteller If you've been curious about how storytellers at The Moth and This American Life (and my show, Now You're Talking!) craft such interesting, wonderful stories, take part in my next virtual beginners' storytelling workshop. The workshop will consist of 6, two-hour-long Zoom classes on consecutive Sundays starting Sunday, October 11th (7:00pm-9:00pm). The final class on November 15th will be a live Zoom storytelling show…

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“Now You’re Talking!” presents “The Ten Commandments”

October 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom Online Meeting
$22.85

Come join us as six storytellers share heartwarming, hair-raising, hilarious tales about following - and ignoring, life's rules. This event is a fundraiser for Temple Am Echad with all proceeds going to support the temple's mission. Am Echad is an open and affirming Reform congregation welcoming families and singles, persons with disabilities, Jews of all races, cultures, sexual orientations and gender expressions, as well as Jews-by-choice and interfaith families.      

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June 2021

“Stories from the Rock” presented by The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock

June 5, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom Online Meeting
Free

An evening of true tales told live Stories raise our emotions and inform our common humanity, and now more than ever, they can respark our sense of community. The free event will feature stories on the theme of Worth, hosted by professional storyteller and Moth Grand Slam winner Tracey Segarra.

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Introduction to Storytelling Workshop presented by Now You’re Talking! & Cinema Arts Centre

June 21, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - July 26, 2021 @ 8:30 pm
Zoom Online Meeting
$300 – $325

A 6-week online workshop from Monday, June 21st to Monday, July 26th | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM, Monday evenings Public $325 | Cinema Arts Centre Members $300 If you've been curious about how storytellers at THE MOTH and THIS AMERICAN LIFE (and my show, NOW YOU’RE TALKING!) craft such interesting, wonderful stories, come to my next beginners' storytelling workshop online via Zoom. You'll spend six weeks (Monday, June 21st though Monday, July 26th from 7-8:30 pm) learning the key building blocks…

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July 2021

“Now You’re Talking!” presents Open mic, dinner (and special guest storyteller) outdoors in Sea Cliff!

July 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private Home (address to be sent after purchase) Sea Cliff, NY 11579
$20 – $40

Summer's here and the time is right for dancing in the streets - and sharing your stories! Join us on Saturday, July 17th for another outdoor show. It seems like yesterday and a million years ago that we regularly gathered at The Creative Art Studio in Sea Cliff to share our true stories with each other. For so many years, community arts pioneer Tracy Warzer ensured that the arts would thrive in Sea Cliff and the communities beyond. While the…

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September 2021

Personal Storytelling: Part One: How to Choose the Right Story to Tell by Now You’re Talking! & Mid-Continent Public Library

September 8, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom Online Meeting

Personal storytelling empowers storytellers to embrace an “aha” moment in their lives that changes them somehow in a way that is universally felt and understood by their audience. After a short story improv, learn about the five “beats” of narrative storytelling, and the different ways to start and end a story in a satisfying way. Then, focus on the brevity of language and throwing out “performative” and literary reciting in favor of authentic reliving of the experience. Leave with some…

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Personal Storytelling: Part Two: What Makes a Story Come Alive by Now You’re Talking! & Mid-Continent Public Library

September 15, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom Online Meeting

Personal storytelling empowers storytellers to embrace an “aha” moment in their lives that changes them somehow in a way that is universally felt and understood by their audience. After a short story improv, learn about the five “beats” of narrative storytelling, and the different ways to start and end a story in a satisfying way. Then, focus on the brevity of language and throwing out “performative” and literary reciting in favor of authentic reliving of the experience. Leave with some…

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Personal Storytelling: Part Three: Sharing Your Stories by Now You’re Talking! & Mid-Continent Public Library

September 22, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom Online Meeting

Personal storytelling empowers storytellers to embrace an “aha” moment in their lives that changes them somehow in a way that is universally felt and understood by their audience. After a short story improv, learn about the five “beats” of narrative storytelling, and the different ways to start and end a story in a satisfying way. Then, focus on the brevity of language and throwing out “performative” and literary reciting in favor of authentic reliving of the experience. Leave with some…

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April 2022

The Story Collider New York City – Pedal to the Metal

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Low Tide Motors, 50 Van Dyke Street NY 11231
$12

Join us at Low Tide Motors in NYC for four true, personal stories about science. Put on your biker boots and join us at our new outdoor venue, Low Tide Motors, as we share four stories of putting the pedal to the metal, from complete career changes to… er… dismembering animals… Anyway, it’ll be fun! Stories by: Amy Segak Roselin Rosario-Meléndez Sabrina Imbler Sandi Marx Hosted by Paula Croxson and Tracey Segarra. Doors at 2:45pm. Show starts at 3:00 pm.…

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Now You’re Talking & Stories from the Rock present “Beautiful Mistakes”

April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock (UUCSR), 48 Shelter Rock Road
Manhasset, NY 11030
Free

Ever made a beautiful mistake? And lived to tell the tale? Our storytellers have. Did you ever plan a break-up vacation with your soon-to-be-ex-boyfriend? Or give your teacher a wildly inappropriate gift, hoping it would lead to happily-ever-after? No? Well, our 6 storytellers have some beautiful mistakes to share with you. Come join us on Saturday, April 30th as Now You're Talking partners with Stories from the Rock in bringing you 6 storytellers to share hilarious, horrible, heartbreaking and heart-warming…

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