Beauty and the Beast: Performances and Discussion

Welcome to StoryRise! We had five unique storytellers with diverse backgrounds and with local, national and international experience in telling stories. We turned them loose with the goal of telling a story from the “tale type” of 425C. What does that mean? Five tellers presented “Beauty and the Beast” stories from a variety of cultures and locations such as England, Switzerland, Southwest United States and Nigeria

What are the stories of “Beauty and the Beast?” What do they mean?

Welcome to StoryRise! We had five unique storytellers with diverse backgrounds and with local, national and international experience in telling stories. We turned them loose with the goal of telling a story from the “tale type” of 425C. What does that mean? Five tellers presented “Beauty and the Beast” stories from a variety of cultures and locations such as England, Switzerland, Southwest United States and Nigeria.

Following the great performances, a discussion was held between tellers and audience. YOU can listen in now to the performances and the discussion that followed. Soon, you will be able to read the printed transcript of the discussion, too.

Please visit Storyteller.net at this link now to get all the audios and the transcript.


Beauty and the Beast Storytellers Tale Type 425C. One Story, Many Voices March 21, 2014
(L to R)Mark Compton, Elly Reidy, Harriet Cole, Marilyn Omifunke Torres, Sean Buvala

Beauty and the Beast Event Multiple Photos
Beauty and the Beast Team on March 21, 2014

Concert: One Story, Many Voices

Take four unique storytellers with diverse backgrounds and with local, national and international experience in telling stories. Turn them loose to each tackle the same “you only think you know it” fairytale type. Let it blend and percolate and you’ll get the “One Story, Many Voices” evening of right-there-in-front-of-you storytelling. Discussion and conversation follows after the concert.

One Story Many voice www.arizonastorytelling.com

Four Unique Interpretations on the Same Well-Known Fairytale Type!

Friday, March 21, 2014 7PM
Homewood Suites Hotel, Avondale, Arizona

Tickets and Information at: www.arizonastorytelling.com

One Story, Many Voices

Take four unique storytellers with diverse backgrounds and with local, national and international experience in telling stories. Turn them loose to each tackle the same “you only think you know it” fairytale type. Let it blend and percolate and you’ll get the “One Story, Many Voices” evening of right-there-in-front-of-you storytelling. Discussion and conversation follows after the concert.

Come for fun and learning in an entertaining evening.

Students! Come see what you can learn about storytelling as an art form.

Teachers! Be inspired as you watch the ordinary become new again and find application for your classrooms.

Storytellers! Join the discussion afterwards to look at how you might use this process for fresh new ideas of your own.

Following the great performances, a discussion will be held between tellers and audience. Let’s explore some stories!

Get your tickets at http://arizonastorytelling.com/

StoryRise: June 29th Brown Bag “$tories of Money and Treasure”

StoryRise: Arizona storytellers take on the tales of Money and Treasure at the Brown Bag workshop June 29th, 2012 at Noon. Held at Gangplank Avondale in Avondale, Arizona.

You can download the flyer at this link now.

Coming June 29th! We’re back, baby.

StoryRise: $tories of Money and Treasure, Greed and Rewards

Treasure! Take it all or leave it behind? Is it in your backyard or over the rainbow? Share your bounty or losers weepers? Mine or ours? Money, success, accomplishment and small business have been around for a long time. Four accomplished storytellers and fringe performers take on the big treasure questions from the perspective of world folktales. This is event for adult listeners and the urban entrepreneurs who know that “show me the money” is as old as desire itself.

This month’s featured tellers:

Sean Buvala– Pro storyteller since 1986, biz coach, travels internationally with stories for your life & biz, your soul & head. Classic tales preferred.

Elly Reidy– Telling across generations and cultures (like AZ & China) with humor while always looking for that 1/4 turn of perspective.

Harriet Cole– A frustrated writer who wandered into storytelling and never left. Performed in venues ranging from the Gila Bend Shrimp Fest to the Phoenix Fringe Festival.

Laura Rutherford– Daughter of two storytellers,“Once upon a time” is a way of life that she pursues, looking for new story opportunities and the gifts they bring.

Friday, June 29th, 2012 12 Noon-1:00 PM
(Brown Bag Event. Bring your own lunch if you would like.)
Gangplank Avondale
525 N. Central Ave (Avondale AZ)
(South of Van Buren between Litchfield and Dysart Roads)

No Charge.

Questions: Twitter @storyrise
Email info@storyrise.com

StoryRise November 2009 All Wrapped!

Thank you for coming out to the StoryRise event this past weekend. We’re grateful to the Glendale Public Library for hosting our after-hours event. Thank you, too, to the staff of Perfetto de Cafe who provided great hospitality and affordable snacks and meals. Of course, thanks as well to Elly Reidy for her role as our featured teller for the evening. If you missed the event, please check out the Podcast page for the latest free listen. You can also download the flyer for the evening from this link here.

See you next month, December 19, for another great event. Our guest teller will be Liz Warren.