Veterans Storytelling Graduation Show
Overview: After weeks of creativity, collaboration, and hard work in ASAP and Story District's Veterans Storytelling Class, our veterans will take the stage to tell their stories for the first time. Join us for a powerful night exploring the military, veteran, and human experience - all in the words of the people who have lived it.
When & Where: The graduation show for our Fall 2017 Veterans Storytelling course is on Sunday, November 12th at Drafthouse Comedy (1100 13th Street NW, Washington, DC). Doors will open at 6:30PM for all guests and the show will begin at 7:00PM.
Tickets: General Admission tickets are $20 and available online or at the door. Proceeds from ticket sales directly benefit the Armed Services Arts Partnership and Story District, which are both 501(c)(3) nonprofits.
About the Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP): ASAP helps reintegrate veterans, service members, and military families into their communities through the arts. We promote expression, skill-development, and camaraderie through classes, workshops, and performances across a variety of artistic disciplines. Our focus on consistent programs and partnerships ensures that members of our community have continuous opportunities for artistic and personal growth. Our approach provides participants with transferable life skills, a renewed sense of purpose, and improved well-being, and strengthens ties between veterans and their communities through the arts. To learn more visit asapasap.org.
About Story District: Story District's mission is to turn good stories into great performances, to be a platform for diverse perspectives, and to serve as a pipeline and training ground for new voices and talent in storytelling. Named the "gold standard" in storytelling by the Washington Post and nominated for the 2012 DC Mayor's Arts Awards for Innovation in the Arts, Story District reaches an audience of more than 10,000 annually through the production of more than 25 performances, ongoing adult education classes, and custom trainings and performances for businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies. We value storytelling as a space for people to listen and be heard, connect with others, embrace different perspectives, examine their own lives, and explore what it means to be human. To learn more visit: http://storydistrict.org/.