Producers and Organizers (PRO SIG)

The purpose of the Producers & Organizers Special Interest Group (PRO SIG) of the National Storytelling Network (NSN) is to encourage cooperation, networking and support among organizers within the NSN and to foster the professional growth of the individual members of this special interest group.

The benefits of joining the Producers & Organizers Special Interest Group include:

  • Ability to participate in the monthly Zoom meetings held the 4th Tuesday of each month, 4-5 pm Central.
  • Ability to participate in a listserv comprised of SIG members
  • Ability to participate in the annual pre-conference workshop for a discount

Click here to join PRO SIG.

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SIG Officers

Chair: Lisa Overholser, 314-266-4833, 

Web Site and Listserv Chair, Kate Dudding, 518-383-4620,

Storytelling Event Production Guide

The Storytelling Event Production Guide has been compiled by the Producers and Organizers Special Interest Group and is available from Amazon. This guide provides advice about every aspect of producing a storytelling event. Use this QR code to purchase the guide from Amazon or go to and search for Storytelling Event Production Guide.



The Nancy Duncan Scholarship is to be given every year to an individual who has the desire to attend and network with others at the annual National Storytelling Network Conference, as well as attend the pre-conference workshops related to producing and organizing storytelling events.

Total value of the award is approximately $500, and includes:

✓ Cost of attending all PRO-SIG pre-conference events
✓ Conference Full Registration
✓ One year complimentary Individual Membership in NSN


• Interested individual must have produced at least one storytelling event.
• Interested applicants do not have to be a current PRO-SIG member, but recipient of the scholarship must join the PRO-SIG if they are not already a member.
• Individuals serving on the scholarship committee and/or the board of the National Storytelling Network are ineligible.
• We encourage NSN membership – there are many benefits – but it is not required for this year’s Scholarship. (One year complimentary NSN membership is included…)

Click here for the application

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