Storytelling and improv with Matthew Dicks
July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Internationally bestselling novelist and eight-time Moth GrandSlam champion Matthew Dicks will hold an evening of storytelling on the theme of transformation.
He will tell humorous and persona stories of parenting mishaps, classroom calamities, life-and-death struggles and disastrous decisions, leading to hope, he says, and maybe even redemption. He will also teach and model storytelling improv with the help of the audience.
Dicks is the internationally bestselling author of the novels Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend, Something Missing, Unexpectedly, Milo, The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs, Twenty-one Truths About Love, and The Other Mother. He is also the author of Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life Through the Power of Storytelling.
His novels have been translated into more than 25 languages worldwide. Matthew is a record 53-time Moth StorySLAM and 8-time GrandSLAM champion and founder and artistic director of Speak Up, a Hartford-based storytelling organization that produces shows throughout New England. Matthew has been an elementary school teacher for 24 years, is a former West Hartford Teacher of the Year, and a finalist for Connecticut Teacher of the Year.
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