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Highlights    2017-2018

We have come so far that all of the old stories are whispering once more” Robert Duncan

Date change – August 9-14, 2018   THE POWER AND KINDNESS OF A STORY WELL TOLD Laura’s annual storytelling training in the UK is being held on the grounds of the beautiful Unstone Grange in Derbyshire.   For more information scroll down Teaching and read about this rare opportunity ..  at an urgent time.. we need great stories and skillfull compassionate storytelling now in our world.   contact Laura at in US

Bring a story and expand your understanding of the special preparation of a tale for engaged and compassionate storytelling as transformation in the world today. 
October 17-29, 2017  Laura Simms  MINI Storytelling Residency –  in New York City.  A weekend of going deep with delight and discovery. Each participant brings a traditional story for this renowned excavation of how to bring a story to life.  Personal stories abound. Friendships made. Friday evening through Sunday night.  $300 (lunch included) RSVP:  212 674 3479




Every Saturday, 11am – noon
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