Scott Whitehair — Presentation Styles

  • February 11, 2016
  • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka

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Like it or not, writers are often called upon to be public speakers. Whether you want to learn standup storytelling, reading excepts from your work at book signing events, or pitching your book/story to an agent, Scott will teach how to live your presentation rather than just memorize it.  

Learn presentation styles from Scott Whitehair, host and producer of This Much Is True, creator of Story Lab Chicago, and founder of Do Not Submit Chicago. He has told stories anywhere somebody will listen, including The Steppenwolf,Second City, The Green Mill, National Public Radio, Risk! Podcast, Write Club, Story Club, Paper Machete, 2nd Story, and Real Talk Live, to name just a few. 

Scott is a 2x MothSLAM Chicago winner and Runner-Up at The 2012 Windy City Story Slam All-City Championships, and has participated in The Printer’s Row Lit Festival, Fillet of Solo Festival, Rhino Fest, Chicago Improv Festival, The Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival, and The Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference. He is also the producer of The 25th & 43rd Annual Chicago’s Biggest Liar Contests and Adult Education at The Acorn. 

Scott has taught presentation classes since 2012, and has done training for such organizations as Blue Cross/Blue Shield, RW Baird, Chicago Cares, Loews Hotels, The UIC Booth School of Business, and many others. Scott recently was appointed to the Board of Directors for the National Storytelling Network, taught a week long course at All Hallows College in Dublin, Ireland, and was the featured instructor at Hong Kong Story Worthy Week, which was headlined by David Sedaris. For more information, visit his Whether you want to learn standup storytelling or pitching your book/story to an agent, Scott will teach how to live your presentation rather than just memorize it.  For more information, visit his website.


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