2017 Festival Schedule

 

The Talespinner Party and the Silent Auction are major fundraisers for the Tejas Storytelling Association. The Talespinner Party will be held on Saturday night. Dinner and drinks will be served. The caterer takes into consideration the needs of vegan and vegetarian diets. Join us for this lively gathering of storytellers and story lovers. Tickets can be purchased in advance.

 

ASL interpreters are available for the concert marked below.

 

Thursday, March 9

7:00-9:15 pm

Ghost Stories Concert FREE asl (progressively scarier)

Friday, March 10

9:00-10:45

Opening Concert of Featured Tellers asl

10:45-12:15

John Henry Faulk Award Recipients Concert

Workshop A

"Someone Else's Story: Trauma Informed Storytelling" with Philip Drexler

12:15-1:15

Lunch and Story Swaps with Judy Alton

1:15-2:15

Food for Thought Concert

Workshop B

"Developing Personal Narrative through the Elements" with Brooke Pillifant

2:30-3:30

Concert

3:40-4:00

Sweet Retreat

4:00-4:45

TSA Membership Meeting with President Larry Thompson

5:00-6:00

Rising Stars Concert
featuring tellers from TSA Affliate Guilds and Organizations

6:00-7:30

Friday Nite Lite or Supper on Your Own

7:00-7:30

Pre-Show Music

7:30-10:00

Evening Concert of Featured Tellers asl

Presentation of Marvin Brown Volunteer Award

10:05pm Mini-World Music Dance Party!!

Saturday, March 11

9:00-10:30

Family Concert asl

Carolina Quiroga-Stultz - Bilingual and Energetic Featured Teller

Nancy Burks Worcester - Fabulous Ventriloquist and Teller

Margaret Clauder - Entertaining Balloonist Storyteller

David Claunch - Hilarious Clown/Storyteller

Sue Young - Singer/Songwriter/Storyteller

9:00-10:30

Workshop C

"Depth Sounding: Taking Stories to a Deeper Truth" with Yvonne Healy

Workshop D

"Words of Skill: The Celtic Storytelling Tradition" with Lorene Stilwell

 

 

10:45-11:50am

Kids Day Activities

Meet the Tellers and Story Activities for kids age 7 and younger

Kids Day Activities

Workshop Session and Art Activity: Ages 8 and Up

 

10:45-12:15pm

Liar's Contestasl

Skip Skipworth

Ann Coleman

Judy Allton

Lorene Stilwell

Gary Whitaker

Connie Stockelman

Workshop E

"Parents, Grandparents, Aunts, and Uncles as Storytellers" with Rosie Cutrer

Workshop F

"Ventriloquism and Storytelling 101" with Nancy Burks Worcester

Noon-1:00

Kids Day Activity

Lunch and Kids Story Swap

12:15-1:30

Lunch and Story Swaps with Judy Allton

Affiliate Guild Meeting

1:30-3:00

Sweet Success Story Slam Concert

with Shayne Larango

Workshop G

"Performance Skills" with Don White

Workshop H

"Tame the Lion, Enchant the Snake: Engage the Children to Participate" with Carolina Quiroga-Stultz   

3:15-4:45

Fringe Concert FREE

Cynthia Laws Calloway

Decee Cornish

Rosemary Davis

Workshop I

"Wisdom Stories: From Collection to Curation to Delivery" with Steve Parker

 

3:30-4:30

Poet's Story Concert: Rhyme and Reason

5:00-7:00

Talespinner Dinner and Silent Auction

7:00-7:30

Pre-Concert Music

7:30-10:00

Evening Concert of Featured Tellers

Presentation of John Henry Faulk Award

Sunday, March 12

8:00-9:00

Labyrinth Walk FREE

Master Class

"Picasso's Turpentine, or Practical Skills to Work On While Waiting for

the Muse" with Dolores Hydock

9:30-11:00

Sacred Tales Concert FREE

Master Class continues

11:30-1:00

Closing Concert of Featured Tellers

 

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