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Join us for this delightful 


Storytelling Playshop!

A one-of-a-kind experience to bring your stories to life.



We'll help you polish your story so it's as good as it can be!


"Do you have a great story, but are not sure how to really make it pop?

Want to make an impact, feeling confident, and have a lot of FUN doing it?


Then this four-hour playshop is perfect for you!

Saturday, August 5, 2023 

11 am - 3 pm

LIVE in San Miguel de Allende

Joseph Bennett and Eli Hans teaching a storytelling workshop
  • For beginners and/or experienced storytellers. 

  • Boost your storytelling abilities, and deliver an impactful, dynamic performance!


  • Prepare to present with confidence for the San Miguel Evening of Storytelling happening on August 15.

Eli Hans & Joseph Bennett

The art of storytelling comes from a deeply connected and intuitive place inside each of us.


Yet, thankfully, there are elements that can be learned, explored and honed in order to craft truly compelling, engaging and entertaining stories to be shared with an audience.

We will take a look at the STRUCTURE of your story,  to make sure you have a strong HOOK to engage your audience from the get go, and a wonderful BUTTON to wrap things up beautifully at the end.

And, of course, everything else in between!


Through engaging improv games and invaluable feedback, this delightful Playshop led by award-winning playwright and performer Eli Hans and improv actor/performer Joseph Bennett, will help:


  •  make your story stand out by captivating your audience.


  • feel natural and authentic as you tell your story with an open heart.

  • practice your story with a mic so you come across as uber-confident!


ALL in a FUN and very supportive environment.


Please read all of the information on this page, then SIGN UP BELOW.



Eli Hans + Joseph Bennett


"Our stories matter. They have the power to connect us,

to inspire us, to transform us." — Brené Brown

All of us have an amazing story to tell. It DESERVES to be told!

  • A beautiful moment from a well-lived life, filled with precious memories.

  • An insurmountable challenge (or several) you managed to overcome.

  • A unique event that might be inspiring to others.

  • A hilarious or unbelievable moment that changed everything for you.

  • A unique aspect of your ancestry and how you came to be here today.

Learn how to make your story come to life in the most compelling way possible!

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This creative Playshop takes place LIVE — in our studio theatre in San Miguel de Allende.

If you're prepping to showcase your story at San Miguel's Evening of Storytelling on August 15, Our time together will help you:

  • craft and tell your best story, and learn how to captivate your audience.

  • get comfortable using a mic and actually enjoy the process of storytelling.

  • learn to trust your instincts.

  • tame your inner critic and enjoy the freedom of being authentic.

  • express yourself with ease and make a true impact, as well as entertain your audience.

With the support you'll receive from Eli and Joseph—and the wonderfully supportive environment that's created with the other amazing participants—you'll thrive!

"I've never seen a couple with such perfect synergy. You come from the heart; I felt uplifted and inspired. Thank you for what you bring to us."

— Warren Hardy

There is room for only the first 8 people who sign up—and we hope you're

one of them! 

Join us on Saturday, August 5, 2023 

11 am -3 pm

Register below.


*Address will be emailed to you after you sign up. 

*Minimum number of participants is 4 people, maximum is 8.

NOTE: We'll have a mini-lunch break outside, on the terrace. Please bring your own lunch.

Water, juice, and fruit will be provided for snacks.

About Your Playshop Hosts
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Eli and Joseph have been on stages since they were kids, telling stories, and making up characters. As adults, they've continued to play on stage and created successful careers of it, too!


Joseph is an improviser extraordinaire (and leader of The Improv People troupe), danced ballet for many years and performed stand uP comedy in San Diego, CA.


Eli has participated in many theatrical productions, storytelling festivals, and wrote and performed in his own award-winning, rave-reviewed, mostly-solo show Out of The Blue.


Some of their recent projects and creative endeavors include:


  • Co-founders of San Miguel's performance troupe The Improv People.

  • Co-facilitators of the Wondrous Writer's Retreat in SMA.

  • Created and facilitated the well-loved program: Your Story—Your Legacy: A Unique Page-to-Stage Creative Experience.

  • Storytellers and presenters at San Miguel's Storytelling Festival, Literary Sala and the Writers' Conference.

  • Facilitators of stand uP comedy, improv, writing, presentation skills, pantomime, and blacklight theatre classes.

  • Emcees and auctioneers for Patronato Pro Niños GALA event, July 4, 2023.


You're welcome to sign up below.

Open to the first 8 people who register.  

Sign up

We're looking forward to PLAYING with you and help you make your story the best that it can be!

SATURDAY, August 5, 2023 FROM 11am - 3 pm

Minimum of 4, maximum of 8 storytellers.

You'll receive the address after you register for the PlayShop.


If you need to cancel for any reason you'll receive a FULL REFUND when you let us know in writing up to 30 days BEFORE the start of the program. If you cancel after that, no refund will be given. However, you can apply your tuition towards another of our programs or one-on-one sessions, within 90 days. MINIMUM ATTENDANCE: If our minimum attendance of 6 (six) isn't met, we reserve the right to postpone or cancel the workshop. In that case you can choose to apply tuition as above, OR receive a full refund. You have absolutely nothing to lose. And everything to gain!


A very special THANK YOU to Stephanie Medlock for her guidance, enthusiasm and heartfelt support of the San Miguel Evening of Storytelling and this energizing Playshop!

Thanks for reading... and we hope to see you on Saturday, August 5th!

Love, Eli and Joseph

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