Performers and Programs

Program Information

Program name: Teaching Personal Narratives
Program category: Literature- Creative Writing
Literature- Authors
Performing Arts- Storytelling
Program length: 45 minutes per workshop
Audience level: Teens
Audience size:
Program description: Everyone has a special story to share. Many times the assignment comes as a chore for students. Pamela's personal narrative workshop makes the task fun. She moves students beyond the basics of plot, and gets them to enjoy the emotional impact stories create. Using a humorous yet touching story from her own past, Pamela has motivated teens (and adults!) from all walks of life to share their stories.
Space/special requirements: Students should be able to see a whiteboard or chalkboard
Travel restrictions:
Program fee: $351- $500
Is this fee negotiable? No
Mileage included? No
If no, cost per mile: $0.50
Notes about the fee: One 45-minute workshop: $300 Half Day: 2 workshops, AM or PM: $500 Full Day: 3 workshops: $800 Full Day: 4 workshops: $1,000
Other notes: Mileage included for local performances (up to 40 miles from Montgomery, NY). Standard state-aid reimbursable rates 50 cents/mile apply for performances outside the range. Pamela's performances are approved for BOCES Co-ser Arts in Ed Programs.
Regions this program
can be performed in:
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Long Island
Program last updated: 08/22/2008
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Pamela Schembri
Phone: 914-489-7283
Mailing address: 42 Elizabeth Street
Montgomery, NY 12549
E-mail address:
Previous appearances at: Ossining School District, Newburgh City School District, Ulster School Library System, Rockland Storytelling Festival, Tribeca Film Festival Performer
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 06/12/2016


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