Ohio Order for the Preservation of Storytelling

Supporting the art of storytelling throughout Ohio.

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Welcome to the Official site for Storytelling in Ohio! If you are member of the OOPS you are welcome to your own page on the site and post event listings on the site.. Please read this blog post - http://oopstorytelling.org/profiles/blogs/welcome-to-the-ohio-order-for

If you are not member your welcome to read through the site and take advantage of the resources mentioned here....

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Call for Proposals Extended to December 15

Though we have received several excellent workshop proposals, please spread the word far and wide among your storytelling friend and mentors. Workshop proposals to the theme "Preserving the Past ... Focusing on the Future" are still being accepted. The 2015 Ohio Storytelling Conference Committee suggests the following as topics requested by O.O.P.S! members: 

  • Storytelling in Motion: Gestures, Facial Expressions, Movements
  • Videotaping and Analysis
  • Tips for…
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Posted by Janelle Reardon on November 21, 2014 at 8:39pm

Adam Booth chosen as Featured Teller for 2015 Conference

Adam Booth represents both old and new schools of storytelling thought and performance, and so we're delighted that he will present the keynote address for the 2015 Ohio Storytelling Conference on March 28 with the theme "Preserving the Past...Focusing on the Future". 

Born and raised in the hills of West Virginia, Adam tells stories that blend and share generations of Appalachian and Jewish heritage with life lessons and a little bit of mischief. His is a four-time champion of the WV…

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Posted by Janelle Reardon on November 21, 2014 at 8:30pm

Summer Travel, Marketing comes to fruition

This Summer has been so busy. Five states so far... only a few days left till Fall. Good planning and targeted marketing pays off.

One of the pieces I mention a lot in my Marketing Workshops is selling what venues want to buy. I love to tell MY stories, but know I also need to be pragmatic as I plan. The same…

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Posted by Stephen Hollen on September 16, 2014 at 7:30am

Article about working with youth in storytelling part one submited by Kevin Cordi

 

From: Sing Out!  |  Date: 9/22/2004  |  Author: Keding, Dan

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Posted by Kevin Cordi on September 15, 2014 at 10:30pm

At the Full Moon when the Corn is High

(Young’s Spooky Barn Scarecrow Season #6   October 2013) Final Revision, 10-30-13  Original Story, by Jonatha Wright

When I was a little girl, I lived on a very large block.  All around on the four streets were houses.  I had a lot of friends in those houses.  In the center of  that block was a huge cornfield.  Cutting across this cornfield was a…

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Posted by Jonatha Wright on September 6, 2014 at 8:00pm

Kentucky Storytelling Association' Annual Conference

     If you are reading this it means you are already a story lover and/or a storyteller.  If you are reading this it means you have already registered for the Kentucky Storytelling Association's annual conference.   WHAT?  Surely that wasn’t a ‘no’…

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Posted by octavia sexton on September 4, 2014 at 3:00pm

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Adam Booth chosen as Featured Teller for 2015 Conference

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Akron Story Swap at Akron Main Library

January 14, 2015 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Akron Story Swap at Akron  Main Branch Library Sponsored by WRAPPS Come and Tell a story or just…See More
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Kentucky Story Slam at Caverun Festival

2014 Caverun Storytelling Festivsal
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Tellabration at Ohio History Center Auditorium

November 15, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9pm
An International Evening of Stories for Grown Ups.See More
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Nancy Carol Chorpenning is now a member of Ohio Order for the Preservation of Storytelling
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