Plains Speaking People
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June 1, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Orpheum Theatre, Sioux Falls, SD


There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.

--Maya Angelou, poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist

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Join Us

Plains Speaking People brings the tradition of storytelling to the stage spotlight. This night of stories told - with a South Dakota connection - will be as inspiring as it will be entertaining. 

Through sharing our worlds and words, Plains Speaking People will create a night where the performers and audience can celebrate our history, ignite our imagination, and strengthen our community spirit.

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Tell Your Story


Plains Speaking People will feature 10 individuals who will share their best 10 minute story that has a connection to South Dakota and/or it people. These storytellers will be chosen based on their 2 minute pitch submission that can  posted on this website. The stories will all be listened by theatre, storytelling and communication professionals who will be making the final roster selection. 

The inaugural Plains Speaking People: Dakota Stories for the Stage will showcase at the Orpheum Theatre on DTSF First Friday, June 1st, 2018 at 7:30 pm.

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