I begun to tell it in toastmasters club, in London. The story evolved till Performed at Canal Cafe Theatre with Spark London the theme was "Mistaken Identity". A true story that speakes about a time my life changed.
It happened, 10 years ago, today.
This performance bellow changed my life, again.
As I took out my shirt, a tip from Adolfo Tunon's Humorous speech at Citi Criers, a banker who become jogger before our eyes! My audience begun to laugh also from then on.
It felt so good!
Suddenly I become more playful, they laughed more, even at parts that surprised me.
Video curtesy of Annelise Lepage
"How to make them laugh when I want?"
That question made me read about Humor, Comedy, Laugher and then go to Standup workshops, and even one Comedy Writing workshop when I was stuck. Test out in standup comedy clubs what I learned and learn more. All begun with this evening, this storytelling event. After many gigs in many different gigs, I improved. Humor is a practiced skill.
I was able then, to understand better and incorporate back what I learned in my storytelling again. In a Dublin bank I performed 1h ½ telling my stories and making laugh.
I published this first in May 2017 in this blog... It does come up again, as I ponder, how important is to repeat a story and let it bloom.