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Moth-Style Storytelling

Moth-Style Storytelling

  • Thursdays, Feb 9-Mar 23, 5:30-7 pm • Instructors: Susan Palmer & Susanne Schmidt • $160/7 wks

  • Flynn Center Studios

  • Please note: Online registration requires payment in full. For payment plan & scholarship options, contact the FlynnArts Coordinator at 802-652-4537 or email

  • Limit: 16

In a busy world with little time to connect, live storytelling powerfully fosters community. Get the support to craft your own raw tale into an expressively-told story you’ll share on stage in true Moth style. Performance March 30 in FlynnSpace!

FlynnArts Faculty

SUSAN PALMER earned an M.F.A. in theater directing from Middlesex University in London, England, and studied acting in Russia. For the past 15 years, she has directed, taught, and performed in Europe and Canada, as well as locally with Vermont Stage Company, at UVM, Essex High School, The Waldorf High School, and Vermont Commons School.

SUSANNE SCHMIDT MS, LCMHC is a teacher, standup comic and comedic storyteller. A Moth Story Slam winner, host, and regional producer, Susanne is also the founder of "Say It Forward Productions,” a storytelling performance collaborative that raises funds for non-profit organizations. In 2015, Susanne was voted the winner of both the New England Public Radio Valley Voices Grand Slam and Vermont’s Extempo Tell Off. She has appeared in the Green Mountain Comedy Festival, the Boston Women in Comedy Festival, the Toronto SheDot Festival and the Arctic Entries Main Stage in Anchorage Alaska. As a national educator, Susanne teaches classes and workshops on how to take the funny and poignant events in human lives and turn them into stories that heal, inspire, and entertain listeners. For more information, visit her at

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