QueerKPL & Dyke Bar Takeover – Storytelling Workshop

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Event Details

Calling all 2SLGBTQIA+ folx! Come tell your story in an inclusive space. Dyke Bar Takeover Kitchener-Waterloo is taking over Kitchener Public Library to host this virtual storytelling series with acclaimed storyteller Erin Rodgers. Through group activities and coaching, Erin will teach you the skills and give you the confidence to tell your story – whatever it may be.

Participants in this virtual workshop will have the opportunity to share a story at a virtual performance event on October 16th. (If you register for this workshop, you don’t need to register for the October 16th performance.). 

Just want to watch the performance? Please register separately here

This event series is intended to highlight the diverse voices of 2SLGBTQIA+ women and individuals who are comfortable in a women-centred space.

QueerKPL is a chapter within Kitchener Public Library that provides 2SLGBTQIA+ specific programming and content. We welcome all members of this community, as well as allies, to these events.

Dyke Bar Takeover Kitchener-Waterloo is a passionate group of volunteers dedicated to creating and supporting event spaces for queer cis, trans women, and allies, as well as non-binary people who are comfortable in a space that centers the experiences of women. Learn more about us on Instagram @dykebartakeoverkw or at http://dykebartakeoverkw.com/.

This virtual program will take place via Zoom. Zoom is a video conferencing tool that allows people to meet together online. You can use Zoom on a desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile device. Learn more here: https://zoom.us/home?zcid=2478 


You will receive a Zoom link at least 24 hours prior to the program. You will need this link to join the program. 


By participating in this program, you acknowledge that you accept and agree to Kitchener Public Library’s Safe Use Code 


Presenter Bio:


Erin Rodgers is a storyteller, writer and workshop facilitator. She is the proud creator of the storytelling shows Storystar and Awkward (A Storytelling Show). Awkward was featured in Torontoist, The Varsity and Macleans Magazine.

She was also the producer of the Toronto Storytelling Festival in 2015 and 2016. As a comedy performer and storyteller Erin has performed across Canada and in the US. She coaches storytelling and writing and has taught workshops in both Canada and the US. In 2017 she performed her one-person storytelling show Tough in The Toronto Storytelling Festival and the Winnipeg Fringe. 

Event Type(s): Adult Learning
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: Dyke Bar Takeover KW, Erin Rodgers
Jarvis Sparks

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