Rocky Mountain Storytelling presents
CONFERENCE AND CONCERTS
with Keynote, Workshops, and Performances
April 12, 13, and 14, 2019
American Mountaineering Center, Golden, Colorado
710 10th St, Golden, CO 80401
This year’s Rocky Mountain Storytelling Conference and Concerts, is honored to feature special guest, Liz Weir.
Liz Weir is an Irish storyteller with an international reputation. She has performed on five continents appearing in venues from the Vanderbilt Hall of New York’s Grand Central Station to libraries in Australia, from prisons in Canada to London’s Royal Albert Hall. Having started her career as Children’s Librarian for the City of Belfast, she saw firsthand the healing power of storytelling to bring communities together. Liz was the first winner of the International Storybridge Award from the National Storytelling Network, which cited her “exemplary work promoting the art of storytelling,” and has recently been be appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the UK’s New Year 2019 Honours List for her services to the arts and education.
Featured teller Liz Weir co-sponsored by Metropolitan State University of Denver Journey Through Our Heritage.
Friday Evening Stories in Concert featuring:
Liz Weir, Angel Vigil, and Carolina Quiroga-Stultz (2016 National Storytelling Network emerging artist).
Saturday Conference packed with:
KEYNOTE and CONVERSATION with Liz Weir
WORKSHOPS with Glenda Bonin, Mark Goldman, Yvonne Healy, Maureen Korte, Julie Moss and Elaine Muray
PERFORMANCES by Laura Deal, Pam Faro, Yvonne Healy, Elaine Muray, Susan Scott-Stevens, John Stansfield, and Dave Starr, the 2018 RMS Story Slam winner
Saturday evening RMS Story Slam hosted by Elizabeth Twomey
Sunday Afternoon Master Class with Liz Weir
- Conference pricing begins at $75 and includes Full-Day conference, Lunch, Friday night Stories in Concert, Saturday evening RMS Annual Meeting with pizza dinner, and Saturday night Story Slam
- Concert and Slam tickets – $15 each
- Master Class with Liz Weir, Golden Elks Lodge, 16795 W 50th Ave. Golden – $75
This conference is for
• Storytellers and story lovers
• Folks interested in personal and family storytelling
• Folks skilled in or curious about story slams
• Spellbinders and Toastmasters
• Professionals using STORY in their work.
Many thanks to the Jefferson County Cultural Council for SCFD Tier III funds.