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Dawn Fraser

In our season 1 finale we got to talk to Dawn Fraser! We learned about how being a coach makes you a better person, why cutting hair is such a perfect pair with storytelling, and why it’s important to always go funky first. Thanks Dawn!

In our season 1 finale we got to talk to Dawn Fraser!  We learned about how being a coach makes you a better person, why cutting hair is such a perfect pair with storytelling, and why it’s important to always go funky first.  Thanks Dawn!

Dawn J. Fraser is a storyteller, educator and and nationally acclaimed speaker based out of New York City. She is the Host of the live show and upcoming podcast ‘Barbershop Stories’, which features storytellers performing true tales in barbershops and salons. Dawn has created programs for college students, educators and entrepreneurs to develop leadership potential through storytelling, and is an Instructor with The Moth and The Story Studio. She was featured amongst some of the nation’s top innovators and change makers as a speaker at [email protected] and has performed in shows including The Moth Mainstage, Story Collider, RISK and The Unchained Tour. She loves being a twin, a Trinidadian, and tweetable @dawnjfraser.

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Asher Novek

Asher Novek, co-host, is a writer, producer, storyteller, and community activist. His day to day work focuses on projects that utilize technology in ways that bridge community groups to local government.

He co-produces a stand up show “This Evening” at Dean Street Bar in Prospect Heights. He also produces a monthly storytelling show in Park Slope, “So What Happened Was”, and has performed on the podcasts “Can’t Make This Up”, “the Brighter Side”, and “It’s Not Complicated.” He has written and performed two solo storytelling shows: “I Wish Someone Told Me”, which he recently reprised at The Tank’s SoloFest Redux, and “The Holy Moment”, a bi-coastal storytelling show that wove in two stories across East and West Coasts with co-writer Jake Arky. He has also been known to officiate the occasional wedding.

Julia Whitehouse

Julia Whitehouse (formerly Wiedeman), co-host, is a New York based performer, writer, and storyteller. Julia teaches workshops through the Story Collider. She is also currently the host of the weekly storytelling open mic, Happy Hour Story Hour, at The Duplex, she performed her solo show NAKED PEOPLE at UCBTNY, UCBLA, and for the Women in Comedy Festival. Her follow up solo showI’ll Show You Minehad a run at The PIT after being a part of the first Solocom Festival. She is a Moth Slam winner and performs her stories regularly Risk!, Nights of Our Lives, and Soundtrack Series podcasts and stages. Her acting performances are aplenty on youtube and once a video she was in about millennials was on the CBS Sunday Morning show.