Storyteller Auditions

Be a Storyteller

Auditions for Weber State University Storytelling Festival

Live Audition Date/Time: Sat. Sept. 14th, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Main Library (Weber County Library System), Activity Room

2462 Jefferson Ave

Ogden, UT 84401

Festival Dates: Monday through Wednesday, February 24-26, 2020

Looking For: Adults-18+, Youth/Adult Tandems, Bilingual

Other Options: If unable to attend Live Audition, then you may submit requirements by Internet or Mail. 

For auditions, please have an 8-minute or less story prepared

Judging the Following:

1. Storyteller Elements–Audience Connection, Stage Presence, Respect Committee

2. Story Elements–Audience Appeal, Unique, Appropriate for Family Audience

3. Performance Elements–Intro, Vocal Clarity, Vocal Expression, Eye Contact, Body Language, Appropriate Gestures, Familiarity with Story, Satisfying Ending, Poise

For more information or to schedule an 8-minute audition slot contact: Janine Nishiguchi

Phone: 801-550-2282


To fill out an application, please use the link below:  (Preferred Method)

You can also submit a paper copy using the form below. Mail and email instructions are included on the form. 

Storyteller Audition Application, 2019-2020