Remember when Diana told at the Statue?
It has been 47 since Diane Wolkstein first began
telling stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen. Hers is a
legacy that continues to endure more than a year after her sad
passing in 2013. You have an invitation to join the Center at the
Statue — on Saturday, September 13th, at 11:00 a.m. — for a special
Memorial Storytelling Celebration.
Take a few moments to read this message from Diana’s daughter,
back at Central Park!
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The Storytelling Center is an organization devoted to promoting
excellence in storytelling, to increasing public awareness of
storytelling as an art form, and to providing opportunities for all
people who are interested in storytelling — opportunities to share
resources, learn skills, meet storytellers, and explore stories of
In pursuit of these goals, it engages in a range of activities
including but not limited to:
• workshops on the various aspects of the art of
• online networking (including our website);
• meetings at which members can tell stories and hear other
• special projects such as storytelling festivals, study and
research projects, concerts by master storytellers, or any similar
project that the Board feels relates to its statement of
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If you'd like to become a member of the Storytelling Center, or
renew your membership, please send a check or money order for
$40.00 (US funds only) along with your contact information
c/o April Armstrong
5550 Fieldston Road, #4F
Bronx, New York 10471
Checks and money orders should be made payable to The
Storytelling Center of New York City. Please do not
send cash through the mail.
Please make sure to include your contact information so that we can
send you a membership card.
Your membership dues will allow us to continue running storytelling
performances, swaps, and workshops, and to keep planning the many
other kinds of programs we’ve been organizing for the past thirty
Beginning this year, anyone who becomes a member of the
Storytelling Center of New York City can schedule one coaching
session with an experienced storyteller.
Thank you for your support of storytelling in New York!