Metaphors Be With You Episode VI: Childhood Memories
Metaphors Be With You (MBWY) is a curated
spoken personal essay presentation held at least once a month at Haque Centre
of Acting & Creativity (HCAC). They are open to anyone who submits a story
that meets the MBWY Guidelines. It is FREE to participate.
We're looking for submissions that best express our new theme, “Childhood Memories”.
Your stories can be less but should not be more than 1300 words or 6 minutes in length. Submit your stories in font size 12, double-spaced, Times New Roman.
All stories must be submitted by July 15th
Please email submission c/o Kris at firstname.lastname@example.org with your subject title: “Metaphors Be With You”.
Up to 7 stories will be chosen from all the submissions. The event curators reserve all rights to determine which of the submissions are selected. Writers maintain all rights to their stories.
If selected, you will be contacted on how to arrange for a quick one-to-one session with either or both of the MBWY curators, Sarah Howell and Kamil Haque. The final selection may receive editing and vetting notes from the co-curators.
Submitting a story means that participants have to commit to:
(a) A one-on-one session (approx.. 20-30 mins) no less than 48 hours before the show. Individual dates for the session would be confirmed upon admission. Storytellers are expected to work with the event curators to shape and structure their stories.
(b) A pre-show run on the day of the show (about 1.5 hour before the box office opens).
(c) The show itself.
Storytellers are encouraged to read off the page; neither
memorization nor props are necessary.
The show will be happening on Saturday, August 1st at 7.30pm.
Pre-reserve your ticket to attend the performance at email@example.com with your subject title: “Metaphor Be With You Tickets”, name and contact details. Tickets are $10 each.