One story can change a person, a place, a world.

One story can transform the "I" to the "we". One story can galvanize movements for positive change. This is what we have witnessed in 2020. First Person Arts has captured those stories for us now and for posterity. Our work has become an anthology of voices heard through the best and worst of times. Potent voices we're accustomed to hearing of the powerless, breaking through barriers to be heard. When unleashed, they become a powerful force. We do this for you, because of you, and because we love each and every one of you.

 

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Family Photo Album

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Friday, May 14, 2021

For 20 years, First Person Arts has provided an embracing environment in which storytellers, across the region and the country, could tell their own true, personal stories.   In this production, First Person Arts staff shares the stories...

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GrandSlam: Over the Line

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Saturday, May 15, 2021

Winners from the past five months of Virtual StorySlams compete for the title of “Best Storyteller” and a cash prize of $250. Their topic? Over the Line - Some boundaries are more clear than others, and when they’re crossed --...