Connie Regan-Blake

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, 18 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.

“You may be sitting here in the 21st century, but Regan-Blake takes you to a timeless place… You can’t help but lean in (as) her voice starts to rise and fall, her hands weave through empty air.”
Dale Neal

USA Today

“It’s all about storytelling – it’s a national craze!” 
Stephen Cobert

The Late Show

Featured Events

Dec
3
Fri
In-Person: Taking Your Story to the Stage, 3-day storytelling intensive @ Asheville, NC
Dec 3 – Dec 5 all-day
In-Person: Taking Your Story to the Stage, 3-day storytelling intensive @ Asheville, NC

The focus of this “Taking Your Story to the Stage” 3-day workshop is on storytelling performance. Each participant is asked to come with a story that is almost “stage-ready.” Set in Connie’s home tucked in the beautiful mountains surrounding Asheville, NC, this workshop provides a supportive, affirming atmosphere to nurture storytellers’ performance skills and confidence.

“Taking Your Story to the Stage” is open only to those who have previously studied with Connie. If you have not had this opportunity and/or Connie has not heard you tell a story, a private coaching session may be required. More information can be found on here.

There are now a limited number of partial scholarship funds available for “Taking Your Story to the Stage” workshop. You can apply for up to 1/2 of the cost of tuition. A special thanks to those who are supporting the scholarship fund. Contributions to the fund are always welcome.

Even if you are not available for the workshop, please join nationally celebrated storyteller, Connie Regan-Blake, as she hosts her workshop tellers in an enchanting evening of storytelling in “A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories.” The event is hosted by the Black Mountain Center for the Arts on Saturday night December 4, 2021 at 7:30pm. Call the Center for advance tickets (828) 669-0930.

Jan
24
Mon
VIRTUAL – Taking Your Story to the Virtual Stage: an Online Workshop (Session #1) @ Zoom
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
VIRTUAL - Taking Your Story to the Virtual Stage: an Online Workshop (Session #1) @ Zoom

The focus of “Taking Your Story to the Virtual Stage” an online workshop is on storytelling performance and techniques to stream live online. Each participant is asked to come with a story that is almost “performance-ready.” The workshop begins on the Monday evening with attention paid to each participant’s individual set-up, along with breakout rooms for story work. Then, the workshop will continue Thursday-Sunday for 2-3 hours per day, including a Saturday evening online performance for friends and family January 29, 2022.

Thursday and Friday’s sessions continue group and partner exercises with individual feedback designed to smooth rough edges and polish your story and performance.

On Saturday evening the group meets at 6:30pm to double check our tech set-up, with the performance beginning at 7:00pm. Connie emcees the performance and introduces each storyteller. You will have the option of recording your own story on Zoom. (Please note: the performance will only be for workshop participants and not open to the public.)

Sunday afternoon, each participant has group focused time to reflect on her/his performance and then receive individualized feedback, appreciations, coaching, and suggestions from Connie and the other participants.

This workshop provides a supportive, affirming atmosphere to nurture storytellers’ performance skills and confidence.

More information can be found on here.

Jan
27
Thu
VIRTUAL – Continuing Taking Your Story to the Virtual Stage: an Online Workshop @ Zoom
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm – Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL - Continuing Taking Your Story to the Virtual Stage: an Online Workshop @ Zoom

The focus of “Taking Your Story to the Virtual Stage” an online workshop is on storytelling performance and techniques to stream live online. Each participant is asked to come with a story that is almost “performance-ready.” The workshop begins on the Monday evening January 24th with attention paid to each participant’s individual set-up, along with breakout rooms for story work. Then, the workshop will continue Thursday-Sunday for 2-3 hours per day, including a Saturday evening online performance for friends and family January 29, 2022.

Thursday and Friday’s sessions continue group and partner exercises with individual feedback designed to smooth rough edges and polish your story and performance.

On Saturday evening the group meets at 6:30pm to double check our tech set-up, with the performance beginning at 7:00pm. Connie emcees the performance and introduces each storyteller. You will have the option of recording your own story on Zoom. (Please note: the performance will only be for workshop participants and not open to the public.)

Sunday afternoon, each participant has group focused time to reflect on her/his performance and then receive individualized feedback, appreciations, coaching, and suggestions from Connie and the other participants.

This workshop provides a supportive, affirming atmosphere to nurture storytellers’ performance skills and confidence.

More information can be found on here.

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