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03/12/2013

Storytellers Stand Up for Girl Power

Women are powerful. Women’s History Month (this month) thinks so, and so does First Person Arts. So, last night’s StorySlam on the theme “Girl Power” at World Cafe Live allowed audience members the opportunity to share and hear true stories that celebrate female empowerment.

Our winning story came from frequent FPA storyteller, Hillary. You may have seen her before either hosting or telling stories at a Slam. You may have also seen her at the 2012 First Person Arts Festival in the program
Comedy Confessions.

In her story, Hillary decides she’s had enough of the male dominant material and behavior that is prominent around the stand-up comedy scene. So she turns the tables, dumps her usual opening jokes and… adds a sexy spin to her comedy routine? Find out who’s laughing now in the video of her winning performance.




Congratulations Hillary! Congratulations also to Audience Favorite Storyteller, Arielle. Arielle’s story tells about the one and only time she’s ever been in a fight. But as she warns in the opening of her story, “before you get excited, keep in mind you don’t know how it turned out.” Visit our YouTube channel and watch Arielle’s Audience Favorite story and videos from all FPA storytellers.

Thanks to all who came out to last night’s Slam! Special thanks to all of our storytellers.

Join us next time:
Tuesday, March 26: Virtue and Vice
L’Etage (6th and Bainbridge Streets)
Doors at 7:30PM, Slam Starts at 8:30PM
Why wait? Click here to purchase VIP tickets and get an exclusive seat in the front two rows.

-Becca Jennings

Upcoming Events
  • StorySlam: Alter Ego
  • Date: October 23, 2018
  • Time: 8 PM
  • Venue: Fringe Arts Building
  • Location: 140 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • 2018 First Person Arts Festival: SlamCamp for Beginners
  • Date: November 4, 2018
  • Time: 12 PM
  • Venue: Christ Church Neighborhood House
  • Location: 20 N American St, Philadelphia, PA 19106