How to tell a good story (and make change happen)

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A former theatre geek talks about what the theatre has to teach advocates about storytelling for social change.

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  • Purpose of theatre: connect through a shared emotional experience; try to understand issues and solve them
  • How to tell a good story (and make change happen)

    1. 1. the power of theatre CATHARSIS n. the discharge of pent-up emotions so as to result in the alleviation of symptoms or the permanent relief of the condition. Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    2. 2. steph’s tawdry theatre history Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    3. 3. make up the rules Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    4. 4. character 101 Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    5. 5. who am i? Photo: Scientific American Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    6. 6. where am i? Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    7. 7. what do I want? Photo: m.a.r.c. Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    8. 8. ensemble cast Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    9. 9. know your audience Photo: New York Times Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    10. 10. get into costume Photo: Bike Portland Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    11. 11. work with your set Photo: Roger Averbeck Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    12. 12. the power of props Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    13. 13. find the light Photo: The Path Less Pedaled Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    14. 14. project! (it’s a verb, people) Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    15. 15. audience participation Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    16. 16. (more) audience participation Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    17. 17. the celebrity cameo Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    18. 18. publish your script Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    19. 19. take a bow Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth
    20. 20. (no really, you guys are rockstars) (now let’s get the eff out there & make change) Thank You! Steph Routh | Hopscotch Town | @stephrouth

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