Starting in February, 2019, Storytellers of New Mexico

is excited to offer a series of storytelling workshops to the

community.  The program is ideally suited to

those desiring to improve their personal storytelling skills and

who also want to learn about the broader world of storytelling.

Workshops will be given by tellers in the STNM community with combined national and international experience of over 200 years! 

Plus Exciting Added Benefits!

New to STNM?   Sign up for two or more workshops and receive a free one-year membership in Storytellers of New Mexico and enjoy its many benefits, including access to a free mentoring program,  organizational 501 (c) (3) grant opportunities, participation in STNM events, use of sound system, notification of all nearby storytelling events, and discounts, including membership in the National Storytelling Network.

Mentoring for New 2018 - 2019 STNM Members:   Depending on interest levels, STNM will offer several free individual and/or small group mentoring sessions to new members in 2019 (including anyone who became a member in 2018).  A number of professional members have already volunteered their services?  Please reach out if you're new to the organization and are interested in being paired with a mentor.  Send your inquiry to:  info@storytellersofnewmexico.com.

We Want to Hear Your Voice! (Sign up for the first workshop to give input on others!)

By signing up for the first workshop, you will also be given a voice in the subsequent third and fourth workshops.  Although we have our own ideas of what those might look like, we want to hear about what you need for your own storytelling journey.


MAIL IN REGISTRATION:  Click HEREfor workshop descriptions and a mail-in registration form. 


Workshop 1:  Gateways to Storytelling: Where Can You Go and How Can You Get There?
From ancient roots to contemporary expressions, this overview of the history and varied applications of storytelling explores how intention, skill and ‘story sense’ all come together to create a well-told story. Will include a discussion of desired elements of third and fourth workshops.  

Date/Time:  Saturday, February 16th, 2019, 1-3 p.m. (Must register by February 9th)
Location:  Friends Meeting House, 1600 5th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Instructors:  Liz Mangual and Bob Kanegis with Contribution by Annie Swift
Registration:  $15.00

Workshop 2:  Personal Storytelling:  Finding and Crafting a Great Story
Have you ever wanted to perform at a storytelling event? Learn how to turn a personal life experience into a crafted story that you'll feel confident telling on stage.

Date/Time:  Saturday, March 30th, 2019, 1-3:00 p.m. (Must register by March 23rd)
Location: Friends Meeting House, 1600 5th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Instructor:  Nash Jones

Registration:  $20.00

Workshop 3: (Proposed Topic is Open to Change based on Participant Input)                                Traditional Storytelling: Reclaiming Roots so our Personal Narratives Can Bloom
The old stories offer metaphors that help shape our personal stories. They are still with us because they are about us. Come find out how to use them to make your personal tale more powerful.

Date:  May 18th, 2019, 1-3 p.m. (Must register by May 11th)
Location: To be determined.  Watch this site for updates. Registrants will be kept informed.
Instructor: Regina Ress
Registration:  $20.00

Workshop 4:  (Proposed Topic is Open To change based on Participant Input)

Presenting Stories:  You Know It, Now Wow Them!  
This workshop will cover stage presence, use of a mic and amplification, use of body and gesture.

Date:  Saturday, June 22nd, 2019, 1-3 p.m. (Must register by June 15th)
Location:  Friends Meeting House, 1600 5th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Instructor:  George Williams

Registration:  $20.00