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A2CAF Workshop | Become a Fearless Storyteller with Ryan Estrada
June 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Author Ryan Estrada has been thrown from a moving train, was almost eaten by lions, and was even set on fire. But the scariest thing he’s ever had to do? Tell those stories on stage. How did he go from nervous in front of a crowd to a three-time Moth StorySlam winner who turns his stage performances into comics? In this workshop, Ryan will use a foolproof secret method to cure stage fright and develop storytelling skills that you can use to make comics or to get ahead in any career. A series of fun, interactive minigames will create a safe, welcoming environment that will have even the shyest participants jumping up to volunteer.
free | Studio 201 | Ages: Teens & Adults
About Ryan Estrada
Ryan Estrada is an artist, author, and adventurer. His books include Banned Book Club, Occulted, and the Student Ambassador series. He has worked for Star Trek, Popeye, Flash Gordon, and Garfield. He was a gator wrangler in America, an ambassador to Australia, an undocumented animator in Canada, a ghostbuster in South Korea, a Bollywood voiceover actor in India, wandered Kim Jong Il’s secret tunnels to North Korea, slept on a bench in a typhoon in Japan, dug toilets in Thailand, did an accidental illegal border crossing into Burma, made road comics in Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Laos, Vietnam, and The Phillippines, documentaries in Colombia and Ecuador, and podcasts in Malaysia, ran with the bulls in Mexico, barely escaped being eaten by lions in Kenya, fainted atop Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, got caught in a Peruvian coca war, lived in a Costa Rican rainforest and a Panamanian volcano.