FREE 8-hour Storytelling Residencies for Public

All of our events connect to the April Festival in one way or another.  This page lists our free 8-hour Storytelling Residencies that happen every January-March.

Click on the pdf files of Frequently Asked Questions on the Residencies:

FAQs-Community Members and Story Crossroads Residencies

FAQs-Successful Stories & May Festival

Click on the pdf file of the free Storytelling Residencies:

Flier-Storytelling Residencies for Adults

Flier-Storytelling Residency for Multi-Generations (Ages 8+)

Flier-Murray Storytelling Festival–Storytelling Residencies for Youth & Adults 

(Murray Storytelling Festival feeds into Story Crossroads Festival)

Our 8-hour Residencies are free and are usually 2-hour sessions over a certain space of time so that people–teens, families (ages 8+), and adults (ages 18-201) learn how to craft, perform, and polish stories for the stage.

Listing of Free Residencies

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Event:  Free 8-hour Adult-Focused Storytelling Residency

Sponsors:  Riverton Senior Center, Taylorsville Senior Center, Story Crossroads

Purpose:  After learning storytelling for four 2-hour sessions once a week, the adults will be performance-ready.  Top tellers will be chosen to tell for Story Crossroads Festival on April 20-21, 2017

Locations/Dates/Times:

Riverton Senior Center, 12914 S. Redwood Rd., Riverton, UT–Wednesdays, January 11, 18, 25 & February 1, 2017 from 1:00pm-3:00pm

Taylorsville Senior Center, 4743 S. Plymouth View Dr., Taylorsville, UT–Wednesdays/Mondays, February 22, 27 & March 1, 6, 2017 from 5:30pm-7:30pm

Featured Presenters:  Robyn Bishop,Judy Stanger

Cost: Free, open to adults aged 18-201

Contact:  Rachel Hedman at storycrossroads@gmail.com or call (801) 870-5799

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Event:  Free 8-hour Multi-Generation (Ages 8+) Storytelling Residency

Sponsors:  River’s Bend Senior Center, Story Crossroads

Purpose:  After learning storytelling for four 2-hour sessions once a week, the youth (aged 8+) to adults adults will be performance-ready.  Top tellers will be chosen to tell for Story Crossroads Festival on April 20-21, 2017

Location/Dates/Times:

River’s Bend Senior Center, 1300 West 300 North, Salt Lake City, UT–Tuesdays/Thursdays, March 7, 9, 14, 16, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Featured Presenter:  Rachel Hedman

Cost: Free, open to people aged 8+

Contact:  Rachel Hedman at storycrossroads@gmail.com or call (801) 870-5799

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