Confabulation: Family Stories

Since moving back to Montréal, I’ve performed in Confabulation twice. It feels good to be back at home with my storytelling family. Confabulation is where I started telling stories on stage for the first time and it has totally changed…

Mixtape: True Tales Told

I’ve been working on this story for a few years now. I performed it once before with what I think now was a very confusing structure. I think this version gets as close as ever to what I’m trying to…

2014 Artist Residency at Elsewhere Museum

I was fortunate enough to have been chosen for a two week artist residency at Elsewhere, a living museum in Greensboro, NC. My friend Andy Sturdevant told me about Elsewhere – three stories of a former thrift store where artists…

Banned for life

In September 2013, four days after I moved to Minneapolis, I put my name in the hat at The Moth StorySLAM in St. Paul. They pulled nine out of ten names and none of them were mine. Finally, the last…

The Moth GrandSLAM

So one of my life goals has been achieved: telling a story in a Moth GrandSLAM. I qualified by winning a Twin Cities Moth story slam back in September. The theme is Fish out of Water, which is basically the…

Let Me Count the Ways

WOAH. Sometimes I need to take inventory of what’s up because it’s easy for me to feel like I’m not doing enough. Since I moved to Minneapolis, I’ve been constantly stimulated with writing and art and incredibly talented people. An…

Watch me tell stories

By Summer Pierre. February is a big one. I’ll be performing in three storytelling events. Saturday, February 15th: Cheap Theatre at the Black Forest Inn on the theme NOISE. 1 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN. 7:30pm. $10. Saturday, February 22nd:…