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Drop Your Troubles: A Solo Storytelling Performance with Connie Regan-Blake at Black Mountain Center for the Arts

December 1, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Join this internationally renowned storyteller, Connie Regan-Blake, as she transforms a packed theater into an intimate circle of friends with old-timey charm, wisdom, and humor. We’ll also welcome the Singer of  Stories, Donna Marie Todd, who will perform her original story, “The Amazing Zicafoose Sisters.” Connie’s last two shows at BMCA have sold…See More
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Explore the Landscapes of Story and Telling at Lenoir-Rhyne Center for Graduate Studies

January 23, 2019 at 10am to February 27, 2019 at 12pm
A Storytelling Offering in Asheville, NCWednesday Mornings 10am-12pmJanuary 23 – February 27, 2019 This winter Connie is excited to offer a learning opportunity to warm-up your storytelling voice and creativity!  Join her in Asheville, NC at Lenoir-Rhyne University for six story-work sessions with a weekly format that allows for skills to grow over time while encouraging a consistency in discovering, revisiting and refining your stories. During these weekly sessions participants are invited…See More
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Explore the Landscapes of Story & Telling at Lenoir-Rhyne Center for Graduate Studies

January 23, 2019 at 10am to February 27, 2019 at 12pm
A Storytelling Offering in Asheville, NCWednesday Mornings 10am-12pmJanuary 23 – February 27, 2019 This winter Connie is excited to offer a learning opportunity to warm-up your storytelling voice and creativity!  Join her in Asheville, NC at Lenoir-Rhyne University for six story-work sessions with a weekly format that allows for skills to grow over time while encouraging a consistency in discovering, revisiting and refining your stories. During these weekly sessions participants are invited…See More
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Connie Regan-Blake presents A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories at Black Mountain Center for the Arts

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Connie Regan-Blake's Taking Your Story to the Stage Workshop at StoryWindow Productions

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Explore the Landscapes of Story and Telling

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Explore the Landscapes of Story and Telling

Time: January 23, 2019 at 10am to February 27, 2019 at 12pm
Location: Lenoir-Rhyne Center for Graduate Studies
Street: 36 Montford Avenue
City/Town: Asheville, NC
Website or Map: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/…
Phone: 828-258-1113
Event Type: storytelling, workshop
Organized By: Connie Regan-Blake
Latest Activity: Nov 6, 2018

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A Storytelling Offering in Asheville, NC

Wednesday Mornings 10am-12pm

January 23 – February 27, 2019

 

This winter Connie is excited to offer a learning opportunity to warm-up your storytelling voice and creativity!  Join her in Asheville, NC at Lenoir-Rhyne University for six story-work sessions with a weekly format that allows for skills to grow over time while encouraging a consistency in discovering, revisiting and refining your stories.

 

During these weekly sessions participants are invited to:

 

Draw on memories & traditional stories in developing and growing your stories

Work with partners and in small groups to illuminate new viewpoints

Expand practice of deep listening and appreciative feedback

Increase confidence in giving voice to your stories

Cultivate your skills and delight in telling stories

All are welcome: Connie’s current and former students as well as newcomers.

 

Please join us on Wednesday mornings at Lenoir-Rhyne University, 36 Montford Avenue, Asheville, NC as we create an encouraging, playful and appreciative community in celebration of stories and creativity.

 

Explore the Landscapes of Story & Telling

 

January 23 – Seedlings & Roots

 

January 30 – Pathways & Guideposts

 

February 6 – Mythic Streams

 

February 13 – Vistas & Viewpoints

 

February 20 – Shadows & Light

 

February 27 – Horizons

 

As a teacher, Connie Regan-Blake creates a fun, welcoming environment while guiding her students to new heights of creativity, exploration and learning. Her teachings can be useful in your professional life in the business world, with family and friends around the supper table or in a performance setting on stage. These storytelling sessions can benefit writers, teachers, sales professionals, poets, grandparents, storytellers, youth workers, ministers, students, attorneys, presenters, & all those curious.

 

REGISTRATION

$265 for all 6 sessions, January & February, 2019

Early Registration fee of $240 if paid in full by December 1, 2018

“Bring a Friend” discount (Bring a friend who has not studied with Connie and both receive a 10% discount)

In gratitude for classroom space, Lenoir Rhyne Students receive a 20% discount

 

Early enrollment encouraged, space is limited (minimum 10 participants)

Register Online here: EventBrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/explore-the-landscapes-of-story-and-telling-tickets-51815237771)

 

WHAT: Six weekly story & telling sessions, two hours each with Connie Regan-Blake (https://storywindow.com/exploring-landscapes-story-telling-2/)

 

WHEN: Wednesday mornings 10am-12pm January 23 through February 27, 2019. Make-up session for inclement weather if needed March 6, 2019.

 

WHERE: Asheville, North Carolina, in the beautiful Southern Appalachian Mountains at Lenoir-Rhyne University Center for Graduate Studies of Asheville, 36 Montford Avenue 28801 (third floor of the Asheville Visitors Center, see note below).

 

LODGING: Many motel, hotel, airbnb and B&B options are available nearby – for info, Explore Asheville.

 

CEU CREDITS: Check with your local unit for prior approval. Asheville City Schools call 828-350-6112; Buncombe County call 828-255-5883.

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