Month: December 2017

Fringe Festival Basics for Storytellers

At a Fringe Festival, the emphasis is on quantity: there are lots of performers, and lots of shows. Shows are generally required to be under an hour, and ticket prices are kept low, to encourage audiences to take risks, and go and see something new. It’s not uncommon for a Fringe audience member to see three or four shows in one night, all for less than a price of a single ticket to a regular professional theatre show in town.

Retelling the Journeys of Abraham

How do you make a 4,000 year old story relevant to modern grade-school students? I faced that question while preparing to share Genesis 12-25 with a camp full of elementary school students. Somehow I needed to bridge the historical and cultural gaps