Want to tell powerful true stories without schmaltz to a packed audience of adoring fans? Let Moth GrandSLAM winner and This American Life Story Scout and Contributor Elna Baker share her tips for turning heartbreak, humiliation, and tragedy into a riveting five-minute piece that is the perfect mix of vulnerability and comedic vavoom. In this six week class, you’ll learn how to find what’s funny in your foibles, structure a compelling story and connect solidly with your audience. You’ll get targeted feedback on your draft to help you polish up your diddies for show time. By the end of the class, you’ll have written a polished story that’s ready to perform at storytelling shows like The Moth or Risk!
Instructor: Elna Baker
Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, Nov. 7, 14 (6 Tues. nights)
5:30p.m.-7:30 p.m. PST
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Elna Baker is a writer and comedic storyteller. She’s appeared on This American Life, The Moth Radio Hour, BBC Radio 4, All Things Considered, WTF with Marc Maron, Studio 360, The Joy Behar Show and in the book The Moth: 50 true stories. She’s written for ELLE, Refinery...Read More »
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