E.P.I.C.
ExPloration In Comprehensive Storytelling

 

Program Overview

E.P.I.C. is a Stagebridge Performing Arts Institute program in where students commit to a two-year comprehensive storytelling program. Students who complete the entire program will benefit from completing an internship or final project, participate in special workshops, exclusive presentations and will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program. 

The current 2016-2018 program featured award-winning storytellers, instructors and workshop leaders: Mary Gay Ducey, Olga Loya, Willy Claflin, Nancy Wang of Eth-noh-tec, Joel ben Izzy, Sara Armstrong, Jeanne Haynes & Stagebridge Storytelling Director, Kirk Waller

 2018 EPIC Graduates  (top row left to right) : Melinda Ginne, Linda Wright, Tom Pulsifer, Ida Johnson, Cynthia Cudaback, Albertina Zarazua Padilla, Naomi Puro, Melissa Hobbs, Gerry Keenan, Susan Shampanier, Linda Moore, Loretta Rose, Jennifer Biehn, Kiran Rana ( Bottom Row:)  Claire Wahrhaftig, LaVonne Taft, Eleanor Clement Glass, Ben Tucker, Lois Kincy  (Not Pictured: Barbara Rogers, Bill Zarchy; EPIC Instructors: Kirk Waller, Mary Gay Ducey, Olga Loya, Jeanne Haynes; Workshop Leaders: Willy Claflin, Joel ben Izzy,  Marijo & Sara Armstrong) 

2018 EPIC Graduates (top row left to right): Melinda Ginne, Linda Wright, Tom Pulsifer, Ida Johnson, Cynthia Cudaback, Albertina Zarazua Padilla, Naomi Puro, Melissa Hobbs, Gerry Keenan, Susan Shampanier, Linda Moore, Loretta Rose, Jennifer Biehn, Kiran Rana (Bottom Row:) Claire Wahrhaftig, LaVonne Taft, Eleanor Clement Glass, Ben Tucker, Lois Kincy

(Not Pictured: Barbara Rogers, Bill Zarchy; EPIC Instructors: Kirk Waller, Mary Gay Ducey, Olga Loya, Jeanne Haynes; Workshop Leaders: Willy Claflin, Joel ben Izzy,  Marijo & Sara Armstrong) 

2018 E.P.I.C. PROJECTS

To see a sample of some of the EPIC final projects, please click on the names below:

“Stories make us more alive, more human, more courageous, more loving.”

-Madeleine L’Engle

 

If you are interested in finding out more about E.P.I.C., contact Stagebridge Senior Theatre at 510-444-4755 or email kirk@stagebridge.org / info@stagebridge.org.