Time: April 20, 2013 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Location: Marmalade at Smokebrush
Street: 219 west Colorado avenue ste. 210
City/Town: Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Website or Map: https://www.facebook.com/even…
Event Type: storytelling, workshop
Organized By: Marmalade at Smokebrush
Latest Activity: Feb 11
Who is Doug Stevenson?
Doug was a professional actor in Chicago and Hollywood for over 16 years. Since 1994, he has been giving keynotes and trainings on storytelling for business and motivational presenters, leaders, coaches, sales personnel and more. He is the author of the book, Doug Stevenson’s Story Theater Method, and creator of numerous audio and DVD learning resources, including the How to Write and Deliver a Dynamite Speech System. His Story Theater Method is a combination of acting, comedy and storytelling techniques for more engaging and effective presentations.
Why attend this workshop?
Learn to choose, craft and perform your stories with comedy and drama, connect with your audience at a deeper level, communicate your point effectively, and make a powerful and lasting impression. Doug will have everyone up on their feet practicing subtle acting skills to make your story more compelling.
Here’s what you’ll learn and experience:
• Learn how to craft a story using the Nine Steps of Story Structure
• Learn why you must show and tell rather than just tell
• Discover the power of “Emotional Triggers”
• Witness how subtle acting tips make a story more compelling
• Brand your point with a Phrase That Pays
• Watch Doug coach 1 or 2 speakers on their stories
• Witness how subtle changes improve impact immediately
Before the workshop at 1pm
Our Brain On Stories - lecture by Chaplain Steve Alsum
NEW AMAZING RESEARCH!!
Storytelling (narratives) research at Princeton helps dementia and hospice patients. Steve Alsum, chaplain at Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care, will discuss the new research of how listening to stories helps Alzheimer’s patients to form complete sentences, focus, and change neuro-pathways.
For more information about Doug and the Story Theater Method visit: www.storytelling-in-business.com