August 2011                                                                                                                          Click here to view this email in your browser
August Workshop
Act quickly if you want to sign up for our workshop, The Art of Personal Narrative. It starts next week and is almost full. Please call Lynne at 503-284-2226 if you want to participate.  
Dates: 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29, 9/8, 9/9, 9/12 
plus an individual session, date TBA
Time: 7-10:30 PM 
Place: Portland Story Theater HQ
Price: $200.00 per person
2011-2012 Season @ a Glance
Urban Tellers September 9
Urban Tellers October 7
Halloween at The John Palmer House,
   Annual Fundraiser October 28 and 29
Urban Tellers November 11
Urban Tellers December 8
Shackleton's Antarctic Nightmare    returns! January 20, 21, 27, and 28
Urban Tellers February 10
Kiss & Tell Valentine's Special
   February 14 at The Alberta Rose Theatre
Urban Tellers March 9
Urban Tellers April 13
Singlehandedly! April 27, 28 and May 4, 5
Urban Tellers  May 11
Urban Tellers  June 8
Urban Tellers  July 13

Special thanks to Jeff Burke of Hipbone Studio for providing a home for Portland Story Theater, to Russell Young of Studio 3024 for his fine photography work, to Aaron Hartling for his video taping talents, and to Josh Ellyson of Livingroom Records for capturing high-quality audio. 
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Portland Story Theater's beautiful audienceWe want to thank all of you who made our 2010-2011 season so successful. And what a whirlwind of a season it was: 12 shows over more than 25 nights! The surge of support was amazing and humbling. Thank you so much to everyone who came to see and hear us. We value your friendship and support.

We were proud to share the Portland Story Theater stage with so many wonderful performers from the Pacific Northwest: Penny WalterJonah Weston, Osvaldo "Ozzie" Gonzalez, Sharon KnorrRyan Wolf StroudBrad FortierDomeka ParkerNicole Accuardi, Kristin Olson-Huddle, auGi Garred, and Enrique Andrade. And we were delighted to work with Slash Coleman from Richmond, Virginia. He'll be performing with us again this coming Valentine's and we're excited! 

We want to give a special shout-out to all of those fine folks who participated in Urban Tellers this past season: Joshua Waldman, Lily Ningsih, Concetta Antonelli, Susan Mortimer, Jeff Burke, Sandra Geary, Bill Park, Sarah Croy, Anet Ris-Kelman, Brad Clark, Lynn Siprelle, Marikay Ross, Cory Huff, Lori King, Niko Moe, Clark Taylor, Tamara Owen, Joseph Boyd, Jan Kats, David Chott, Nicole Peltz, Beth Rogers, Robert Fish, Margie Lee, Herb Spice, Christine Cearnal, Craig Preston, Lynn Fitch, Marci McReynolds, Russell Young, Aiyana Cunningham, Andrew Bynum, Jake Sullivan, Lacey Mulford, Ryan Harter, Roy Staples and Jack Schwab. We know that many of you are returning this next season and we're really lookg forward to that! 
May the narrative be with you,

Lawrence and Lynne