Storycatchers offers the following upon request:
- Presentations featuring speakers who lead an informative talk about the company’s work, methods and outcomes.
- Performances of Storycatchers original material, typically featuring a combination of teaching artists and participants.
- Innovative workshops that provide an introduction to the Storycatchers method of story collection and theatrical adaptation.
Artistic Director Meade Palidofsky, Executive Director Priya Shah, and other senior staff are available to give informative, subject-specific presentations on Storycatchers’ methodology, philosophy and record of success in the field of creative youth development programs in prisons and urban communities.
Storycatchers performers stage thought-provoking and informative entertainment that can last anywhere from 10 minutes to an hour. The topics and themes of these performances vary and facilitate relevant post-show audience discussion and role-playing exercises.
Storycatchers workshops are tailored to the specific needs of participants. Both children and adults will find that there is much to learn through these innovative, highly-structured group sessions. These workshops can be held at a variety of sites. Workshops can be tailored to fit the needs of the host. Common topics are: creating and sharing personal stories, staff-training, and youth-development program management.
To request a presentation or workshop, contact Priya Shah.