May 22, 2018
Jun 1, 2018

FREE Story Weaving Workshops

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All performers and theater makers are welcome!

Storyweaving Workshops bring storytelling traditions together with theatre and movement. This workshop will engage with youth from 18-30 (Indigenous, Native AND non-Indigenous) in a day-long process of sharing stories and creating community through artistic process.

Murielle Borst-Tarrant will facilitate the youth workshops through traditional storytelling methods by using historical memory and embodying it through sound and movement then weaving stories. Performers’ interpretation of concepts are drawn out and conceived by personifying stories through sound and movement. Bringing in the individual actor’s historical memory and historical trauma ( pain, laughter, sadness, etc.) discovering where it inhabits the body and from there where the song, dance and story comes from.

All workshops take place at the La MaMa Rehearsal Studios, 47 Great Jones Street in Manhattan. The Great Jones Rehearsal Studios are ADA compliant and accessible. Contact Murielle Borst-Tarrant at with all questions.

Workshop Dates :
– Tuesday, May 22nd | 6pm – 10pm
– Thursday, May 24th | 6pm – 10pm
– Tuesday, May 29th | 6pm – 10pm
– Thursday, May 31st | 6pm – 10pm

Performance Presentation Date:
– Tuesday, June 5th | 8pm

La MaMa Indigenous Initiative


The La MaMa Indigenous Initiative aims to provide a platform for Indigenous arts and culture, both nationally and worldwide. La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club is committed to supporting ethnic diversity, cultural pluralism, and marginalized identities in the arts. The Initiative curates original Indigenous programming, including workshops, markets, and theatrical productions, to elevate the voices and artistic works of Native communities both nationally and internationally.

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