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Big Hearts for Seniors’ virtual storytelling workshops
Do You Have a Story to Tell? Become a Big-Hearted Storyteller! A call out to all storytellers of all generations! Do you have a story to tell? Big Hearts for Seniors (BHS) is searching for storytellers to tell their true stories using the theme, “Generations”. Individual coaching will be provided to those who are selected. Applying to be a storyteller is easy. You don’t have to have a full story to apply, just an idea. Attend one of Big Hearts for Seniors’ virtual storytelling workshops. These workshops are optional for those who wish to apply to be a storyteller for the BHS event and is open to those who just want to learn about storytelling in general! Please put together a brief description of your story idea (250 words or less) and use this link to apply: https://umich.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_54SffoFBwiSGwcZ (link is external). If you have any questions, please send mailto:jwhoward@med.umich.edu (link sends e-mail) or call (734) 998-9353. Important Dates for Storytellers • Storyteller Submissions - accepted from December 1, 2020 - February 1, 2021 • Storyteller Workshops - Worried about how to turn your experience and idea into a great story? You are not alone! Have the opportunity to learn the inside scoop on compelling live storytelling taught by professional storytellers. Q&A session included. December 13, 2020, 4:00 - 6:00pm and/or January 16, 2021, 10:00 - 12:00noon. Use this link to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfBYPUs_MY2MTM0kXrkowl0dbjJQWkJj-f_SCEYJkjJJ9_5WQ/viewform (link is external). • Stories Chosen to present at Pitch-Fest will be announced on February 15, 2021. • Pitch-Fest - February 27, 2021 - February 28, 2021 (30 minutes appointments will be set) - selected storytellers will have the opportunity to "pitch" their story ideas to the selection committee. • Final Big Hearts storytellers will be announced on March 8, 2021. • Three, one-hour coaching sessions on the weekends of March 20, March 27, and April 10, 2021. • The selected storytellers will record their stories in front of a small audience (safety permitting) in the Ann Arbor area during the week of April 12. • Big Hearts for Seniors Event! Online: May 27, 2021 at 7:00 pm. See: https://olli-umich.org/olli/index.php/member/ctlg/viewEventDetails/2264 Big Hearts for Seniors is comprised of 5 Michigan Medicine community programs (Ann Arbor Meals on Wheels, Housing Bureau for Seniors, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Silver Club Memory Programs and Turner Senior Wellness Program) that serve older adults.
Event Type : Kickoffs, Open Houses, Fundraisers, and Tutorials      
Category : Big Hearts for Seniors
Date(s) : 01/16/2021
Day of Week : Saturday
Time : 10:00 am to noon
Location : Online
Fee : $0.00 (Free, but you must apply (see above))
Event Status : COMPLETED