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First Person Arts
First Person Arts Festival Workshops

Event Times:

Nov 4th – Nov 10th 2018


$14 - $22



Christ Church Neighborhood House is happy to host four storytelling workshops offered through this year's First Person Arts Festival. Click here for more information on ticket pricing and workshop content!

Sunday, November 4: Slam Camp for Beginners

11:30 a.m. Doors | 12 p.m. Workshop | Hosted by Nimisha Ladva

Have you ever thought about putting your name in the First Person Arts Slam bucket but stopped yourself? This class is to unstop you! SlamCamp for Beginners is designed for beginners but is open to all storytellers who have an interest in hearing how to find a story from life, how to shape that story, and how to tell that story so people will not just listen, but be moved. Come prepared to work! There will be audience participation! 
Sunday, November 4: Gender Identity for Families
1:30 p.m. Doors| 2 p.m. Workshop | Hosted by Nikki DiCaro
Inspired by the book, The Gender Identity Workbook for Kids, First Person Arts invites you to take this workshop on better understanding and embracing the transgender and gender- nonconforming (TGNC) journey.  This workshop is for only 25 participants. Reserve early to ensure your seat!
Saturday, November 10: Podcasting 101 -- Art of Storytelling
10:30 a.m. Doors | 11 a.m. Workshop | Hosted by Otis Gray
Have a podcast, or at least a recorder, and want to start making stories like all those shows you admire? It ain’t easy. There are endless bits of knowledge and tricks of the trade that only practice will reveal. But first, get to know how mind-blowing this medium really is. 
Saturday, November 10: Telling Your Story on Online Dating
1:30 Doors | 2 p.m. Workshop | Hosted by Dr. Marquita Williams
The two largest online dating sites have almost 180 million registered users! How do you sort through and stand out from all of the rest? Learn how to shape your personal story into a stellar online profile that gets attention and how to navigate through the stories of others to find the best match for you!