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Corey Rosen in conversation with Ed Herbstman, “Your Story, Well Told”
May 13, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
(Author of Your Story Well Told) Corey Rosen will discuss how one can go from a “somedayer” to a “bucket list crosser-offer:”
Regardless if they identify as a “writer” or not, most everyone feels they have stories that are worth telling. Whether they are looking to spice up a first date conversation, put together their one-woman show, or tell a story that doesn’t lose their grandkids attention, the Your Story, Well Told: Creative Strategies to Develop and Perform Stories that Wow an Audience approach can transform them from “somedayers” into “bucket list crosser-offers.”
The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Please e-mail email@example.com with the subject line “Corey Rosen RSVP” to reserve your spot. Event access information will be sent over day of.
About Your Story, Well Told: Emmy-award winning producer, writer, and speaker Corey Rosen brings us Your Story, Well Told, a guidebook which shares techniques from improvisational theatre to help people bring out the best version of any true story. From brainstorming and development to performance, this guidebook will give readers the bump in confidence they need to make the sale, land the client, propose a toast, or impress their date!
About Corey Rosen: Corey Rosen is an actor, writer and visual effects producer who lives in San Francisco. He is a regular host of The Moth StorySlam series in the Bay Area, and his stories have been featured on The Moth Radio Hour and the Back Fence PDX: Mainstage. Corey began his career writing for Jim Henson Productions and Comedy Central in New York City. As an actor, Corey can be seen as a main stage company player at BATS Improv, where he improvises feature length plays. His film credits (as a VFX Artist) include Iron Man, Grindhouse, Ted, and The Phantom Menace. He recently wrote the script for a ride-film at a Chinese Theme Park.
About Ed Herbstman: Ed grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and after graduating from Northwestern University, he began working at The Second City as a member of their National Touring Company. Also while in Chicago, Ed studied under Del Close at the ImprovOlympic Theater (now iO Chicago) where he was a performer and instructor. Along with his sketch comedy group from Chicago, Bitter Noah, he moved to LA where he helped start the IO West. You can see Ed in commercials for Orbit Gum, FedEx, Chase, Net10 Wireless, Got Milk, Royal Caribbean, Kit Kat, GE, and Fuddruckers. And you can hear his work on “The Truth Podcast”.
In 2005 he co-founded Magnet Theater where he currently performs and teaches improvisation and comedy writing. He lives in New York with his wife and kids (and dog).
Event date: Thursday, May 13, 2021 – 7:00pm
Event address: ZOOM
Creative Strategies to Develop and Perform Stories that Wow an Audience
The following is (not) a work of fiction. We’ve all got stories to tell─but how do you make your story the best story? In The Best Story Ever Told, Moth veteran and master teacher, Corey Rosen, inspires you to get on stage and tell your story. Using the best storytelling techniques from improvisational theatre, Rosen designs an accessible guide for all ages and skill levels. Crafted to help ordinary people tell extraordinary stories, this laugh out loud handbook covers everything from how to tell a good story to going off script.
Spontaneous stories to tell. The best storytelling uses improvisation to enthrall, entertain, and keep audiences on edge. Laugh along with tales of performance triumphs (and disasters) and explore ways to tell your story with confidence and spontaneity.