Services

Contact me to discuss custom designed storytelling consultation or workshops for your group. 

Consulting

Quest Storytelling’s first event in Prescott, AZ

Hear what they are saying: “Penelope guided us through the process of launching our storytelling group. She provided information and support, used her experience and enthusiasm, all to move us from conception to producing our first event. She was present during our rehearsal, gave us tips on providing feedback to the storytellers, and cheered us on at the opening night. Her support was key to our successful, standing-room-only first show! The rehearsal for our second show is tonight. We are preparing with all the tools we need to produce and host the second of many future storytelling events. We are building community one story at a time.”
~Diane Delp, co-founder of Quest Storytelling

Would you like to have a community storytelling event in your town but you don’t know where to start? Contact Penelope to act as your guide from inception to an actual event. You can learn from her 13+ years of experience as founder and executive producer of Tucson’s beloved Odyssey Storytelling

All workshops can be customized to fit your organization’s needs. Contact me to discuss what would work for you.

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Storytelling for Writers Workshop

Storytelling for Writers Workshop at Casa Libra en la Solano

Storytelling for Writers Workshop at Casa Libra en la Solano

Writing stories is different than telling stories. You will learn how oral storytelling can support your writing, become aware of your potential as a storyteller, learn important elements of organization and presentation, and gain confidence in speaking to an audience.

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The Art and Craft of Personal Storytelling Workshop

Storytelling workshop at Himmel Library

In this fun and instructive workshop, participants will learn the basic skills of oral storytelling. If you want to pass on family stories for your grandchildren or create a cohesive and lasting story for your organization, learning the essential elements of story creation and presentation will give you confidence and inspiration. This workshop can be custom designed for your organization.

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TELL IT: Presentation Skills for Writers (and anyone else who wants to tell their story like a pro)
Co-facilitated with Ethel Lee-Miller

From three hours to three weeks, this workshop can be customized for your group. It is packed with professional tips and tools for anyone who has the opportunity to tell their story, boost their elevator pitch, hit the open mic circuit or just plain impress people. Learn skills and have fun doing it. 

TELL IT! Workshop participants with Penelope and Ethel

 

“And it’s a human need to be told stories. The more we’re governed by idiots and have no control over our destinies, the more we need to tell stories to each other about who we are, why we are, where we come from, and what might be possible.” ~ Alan Rickman