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    The Reser Presents
    Story Medicine: A Storytelling Workshop
    The Reser Presents

    Story Medicine: A Storytelling Workshop

    Date June 03, 2024 4:00pm Pricing $100

    Mondays, June 3, 10, 17, 24
    4 pm in The Lab.

    Stories we hear and tell can have a profound impact upon our mental, emotional, and physical health. The unique stories of our lives carry the medicine of humor, wisdom, vision, and healing. We all have stories to tell and a unique voice and style for telling them.

    In this four-session workshop, participants will be led through a variety of storytelling exercises and activities to bring a short (5-7 minutes) personal or traditional story to life. We will explore ways to integrate storytelling and story listening as a practice in daily life. Following the workshop, we will invite friends and family to share our stories for those who wish to do so. No previous experience in storytelling or performance is necessary.

    About the Instructor: From Irish myths and Russian fairytales to Oregon tall tales and lively participation stories, Will Hornyak weaves a wide web of oral traditions into spellbinding and well crafted performances and workshops. Will is a nationally recognized storyteller and he has performed at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesboro, Tennessee as well as numerous regional festivals, theatres, schools and colleges. Will has taught storytelling in communication at Portland State University, Lewis and Clark College and Clackamas Community College. He is a strong advocate for storytelling as a change agent in personal and community life. He believes that we all have unique and important stories to tell and he assists others in bringing those stories to life in their own voice and style. For more information about Will, visit his website:

    These 4 classes are sold as a series package only. Register for the entire series for $100 (4 classes).

    A signed waiver is required to attend these classes.

    Scholarships are available. Please email Aaron Nigel Smith for more information.

    The Reser’s Education and Community Program’s Mission:  The Patricia Reser Center for the Arts Education and Community Program’s mission is to awaken creativity in all of us by providing access to exceptional arts learning experiences to lifelong learners, students, educators, and families in our community.

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