The Craft of Storytelling: How to Write and Perform your Personal Story


The Craft of Storytelling: How to Write and Perform Your Personal Story

This online class helps you write your story and learn how to bring it to life for an audience.

Meeting Times
  1. Sat, 7/29/2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sat, 7/29/2023


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Class, No Prerequisite, Online

Online with the Writers Studio



Create a story from prompts, then hone your story with editing guidance and literary devices for the first class meeting. Registration in the workshop includes a follow-up individual coaching session (to be scheduled) to support you in bringing your story to life in a performance before a public audience.

Great preparation for BARN's Story Slam set for Aug. 24!

Class Policies

  • This class takes place over Zoom.
  • Ages 14 and up are welcome.

BARN Policies

Instructors or Guides

Maggie Mixsell

Maggie Mixsell received her master's degree in 1995 from the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a directing emphasis. She currently teaches performance classes at Santa Barbara City College and offers private personal stories classes. For 16 years, she served as the artistic director of Speaking of Stories, a nonprofit bringing published stories to the stage with professional actors.

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