We want to hear from anyone and everyone that knows our contestants. Are you a Co-Worker? Best Friend? Second Cousin? Ex-lover? Or did you have a transcendent experience watching them tell a story at a Slam? Whoever you are we want your most joyful/hilarious/insane/petrifying story! Post it in the comments section for your chance to win one free ticket to our Summer Grand Slam Competition, July 24th at the Painted Bride. Winners will be chosen on July 19th.This contest is now closed but keep reading about our storytellers! See who won here.
Leah’s Life Story:
Leah moved to Philadelphia on a whim in 2004, and is very happy she stayed. She works as an actor, acting teacher and office assistant in various local theaters. Her hobbies are cross stitching and playing mahjong with her friends on Sunday nights. Telling stories is one of her most favorite things to do, and she wishes it was her job. (Thank you to Abby for bringing Leah to her first Slam in February!)
Leah’s Winning StorySlam: Emergency! (February at L’Etage)
Leah is studying acting in Russia and its the end of the semester. She and her comrades are out for a night of revelry, when she decides to march herself home and sober up for “Firing Squad Day”- her final class critique. After a few wrong turns, she finds herself accidentally locked inside a bank’s glass antechamber, sirens blazing and pre-recorded instructions blasting unintelligible Russian overhead. If she can survive this ordeal, perhaps she can survive “Firing Squad Day.”