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We use storytelling to entertain and connect, but also to learn about ourselves or to heal. Sharing personal stories empowers individuals, builds community, and destigmatizes issues. Whether we’re responding to controversial current events at a public Philly reACTS performance, or sharing in an intimate Applied Storytelling workshop, our social impact work places stories at the forefront of the healing process.

Click the links at left to learn more or reach out to Dan Gasiewski at dang@firstpersonarts.org or by phone at 267.402.2056 to learn about how we can bring our social impact work to your organization.

Upcoming Events
  • Once More with Feeling
  • Date: January 16, 2018
  • Time: 8 PM
  • Venue: Fringe Arts Building
  • Location: 140 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • Ex-Files
  • Date: February 14, 2018
  • Time: 8 PM
  • Venue: Punch Line Philly
  • Location: 33 E Laurel St, Philadelphia, PA 19123