Author: Megan McGee

Ex Fabula seeks applicants for third year of Storytelling Fellowship

“All it takes is bravery, an open mind… and your story.” – Ex Fabula In Fall 2015, Rochelle Fritsch was part of the inaugural cohort of Ex Fabula Fellows, a group of community members who came together to craft and share personal stories about equity topics. While she had previous storytelling experience and was intimately acquainted with the concepts of race and privilege, Fritsch reflects that the experience was still an eye-opener. “Telling your story is only part of the equation. The other and equally valuable part is listening, and being challenged and enlightened because of what you’ve heard,”...

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Ex Fabula: Stories without borders

Community storytelling group to present the nation’s first English <> Spanish Bilingual StorySlam Ex Fabula invites Spanish speakers to tell their personal stories at a bilingual StorySlam, the first of its kind in the US. The Milwaukee nonprofit, which has been strengthening community bonds through the art of storytelling since 2009, is presenting the event as part of the Puente Project while will allow English and Spanish speaking populations to build community that transcends language barriers. Ex Fabula’s bilingual storytelling efforts began in 2011 while in residency at the John Michael Kohler Art Center in Sheboygan, where they produced a...

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