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06/03/2011

A Grand Display: The Best Storyteller in Philadelphia “shows her stuff”

Last Wednesday ten StorySlam winners from November through April Slammed the Stage at the 2011 Summer Grand Slam at Christ Church Neighborhood House competing for the title of “Best Storyteller in Philadelphia” and free Slam admission for life.

The stories took us to Hawaii where we learned why it might be a good idea to pee on your hand everyday during your honeymoon and to Kentucky’s creation museum where we discovered what sort of spiritual awakening might be in store for three gay friends on long weekend trip.

But it was our winning storyteller who liberated her loins and sent us chasing after her through an elephant graveyard. Yikes! Look out for those tusks!

Strip down with 2011 Summer Grand Slam winner, Caitlin. As the winner of the Anniversaries StorySlam this past December, Caitlin was invited to compete in this year’s Summer Grand Slam. She’s into freedom of expression and doesn’t care about your hair down there. Outrun the campus cops and check out Caitlin’s winning performance in the video below.

Congratulations Caitlin! Congratulations also to Audience Favorite and winner of Best Presentation, Janet von Trapp as well as winner of Best Content, Todd Marrone.

Don’t miss the 2011 Fall Grand Slam coming to the First Person Festival of Memoir and Documentary Art this November.



Click here to watch performances from all of our 2011 Summer Grand Slam storytellers on our YouTube channel.

-Becca Jennings

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  • Time: 8 PM
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