"Global Awakening Through Transparent Storytelling"
Tanya Taylor Rubinstein
Founder and CEO of The Global School of Story
Tanya Taylor Rubinstein is the founder and CEO of The Global School of Story, a training program for professional story and creativity coaches. She is considered one of the world’s foremost solo performance experts and has coached and directed over one hundred one person shows over the last twenty years. Tanya has utilized the solo performance process for professional performers as well as created a transformational writing and performance process for those dealing with issues of transition, illness and loss.
Her book based on this work, "The Cancer Monologue Project" was featured in "O" Oprah Magazine, on NPR, in Backstage, on the CBS Early Show and in other national media. It was endorsed by such luminaries as Marianne Williamson, (the late) Spalding Gray, Dr. Bernie Siegel and Rachel Naomi Remen. Tanya has taught "Storytelling for an Emerging World" and "Solo Performance 101" at conferences including The Bioneers, Bird by Bird and Beyond with Anne Lamott and Black Mesa Writer's Conference with Julia Cameron and Natalie Goldberg. Most recently, she organized and produced a nationwide performance of The Election Monologues on Inauguration Day, 2017 that brought people together to share their stories about how the election has affected them.