Connie Regan-Blake is one of America’s most celebrated storytellers.
She has captivated the hearts and imaginations of people around the globe with her powerful performances and workshops. Entertaining audiences in 47 states, 17 countries and on 6 continents, she brings the wisdom, humor and drama of stories to main stage concert halls, libraries and into the corporate world.
“Storytelling is alive and well, primarily because of Connie Regan-Blake.”ABC Good Morning America
Come to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville for 7 days of story-listening & story-telling along with coaching, community & supportive exploration. This workshop welcomes all levels of expertise, from beginner to experienced teller. Participants discover ways of being in the world that nurture your creative flow while developing skills to:
- Find, create, learn, and polish stories
- Effectively integrate voice with image, gesture, and emotion
- Embody a story and break free of memorization
- Engage in companion listening and learn to give self and partner appreciations
- Activate your body as a key component of a well-told tale
- Use your voice, breath, and silence to support the audience’s listening journey
Now in its 16th season, Storytelling Live!—the International Storytelling Center’s renowned teller-in-residence (TIR) series—features a lineup of 26 nationally-known storytellers in Jonesborough, Tennessee. Connie Regan-Blake is the featured teller from August 15-19, 2017, offering a series of performances and storytelling offerings. Tickets are $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students, and children under 18 years of age. For tickets or more information, or to request a brochure, call (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276.
Special note: Hope you can return on Friday morning or early afternoon when volunteers will be selling jewelry and other items for a cause that is near and dear to her heart, Bead for Life. This beautiful jewelry is handmade by the women the organization supports. Made from beads of rolled paper, all of Bead for Life’s items are fair trade and very reasonably priced. This will be a great opportunity to get gifts for others and yourself that have a big positive impact on the world. This organization empowers Ugandan women, teaching them the skills of entrepreneurship and craft. Connie has been long connected to this organization as a community partner. Click here to read more about her involvement with Bead for Life.
Connie will offer a daylong workshop on October 5th, the eve of the 2017 National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee. Tickets are available online now.
Finding the Storyteller in You with Connie Regan-Blake
Thursday, October 5 · 9:30 am – 5:00 pm · Lunch break on your own · $125
Tap into your innate capacity as a storyteller in this powerful (and fun!) workshop. You’ll learn how to develop your storytelling skills, work with old memories, connect with listeners, and speak with real confidence. Useful in corporate settings, amongst family and friends, or on the stage, the skills you’ll learn in this workshop are geared towards writers, teachers, professionals, parents, tellers, ministers, or anyone who’s curious about storytelling.
One of America’s most celebrated storytellers and workshop leaders, Connie has been recognized with the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence, Distinguished Service, and Lifetime Achievement storytelling awards.