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Winter Registration Dates

All registrations open at 10:30 am

$500+ donor Registration: December 2
Member Registration: December 3
General Registration: December 10


Early Bird Pricing Dec. 2 through Dec. 16:

  • $10 off one-session classes
  • $20 off classes that are two to six sessions
  • $35 off classes that are eight sessions or more

Early bird pricing will automatically apply at checkout. 

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Comedic Storytelling Section II

All Levels | There’s an art to making painful, strange, or even mundane life experiences funny. The students will learn to dig inside their own lives to find humorous, relatable material, to unify an audience, making them laugh at their…

Course Type: 1 Session  |   Instructor: Margot Leitman

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Start Date: 02/22/2020 – 1:00 pm

Margot Leitman

Margot Leitman is an award-winning storyteller, best-selling author, speaker and teacher. A leading expert in the growing field of storytelling, Leitman has written two books on the subject: the best-selling, Long Story Short- the Only Storytelling Guide You'll Ever Need and her latest What’s Your Story? A Workbook For the Storyteller in All of Us, both from Sasquatch Books. Her comedic memoir, Gawky…Tales of an Extra Long Awkward Phase is available from Seal Press/ Perseus Books.

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Comedic Storytelling

A Second section of Comedic Storytelling will take place on February 22, 2020, and is open for registration now. All Levels | There’s an art to making painful, strange, or even mundane life experiences funny. The students will learn to dig…

Course Type: 1 Session  |   Instructor: Margot Leitman

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Start Date: 02/23/2020 – 1:00 pm
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Margot Leitman

Margot Leitman is an award-winning storyteller, best-selling author, speaker and teacher. A leading expert in the growing field of storytelling, Leitman has written two books on the subject: the best-selling, Long Story Short- the Only Storytelling Guide You'll Ever Need and her latest What’s Your Story? A Workbook For the Storyteller in All of Us, both from Sasquatch Books. Her comedic memoir, Gawky…Tales of an Extra Long Awkward Phase is available from Seal Press/ Perseus Books.

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