A storyteller performs at the Montclair Film Festival in 2015.

A storyteller performs at the Montclair Film Festival in 2015.

Long before humans created the written word, stories were passed down from one generation to the next orally. Today, despite — or because of — advances in technology, there’s still something incredibly compelling and powerful about an individual telling a tale. We consider the ancient and modern art of storytelling and what it takes to keep an audience rapt.

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  • Amy Saidman Executive director, Story District (formerly SpeakEasyDC)
  • Jenifer Hixson Senior producer, The Moth

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