Arts & Leisure

Cocoon to bring true stories to the stage

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College will host the live performance event Cocoon, inspired by the popular storytelling phenomenon The Moth, on Friday, Sept. 27, at the Mahaney Arts Center. Six hand-picked storytellers will tell a diverse range of stories around the theme of “resilience.” The audience is invited to a reception with the storytellers after the show.
This year’s storytellers will include: Middlebury College students Sabian Edouard ’21 and Hawa Abdullahi Adam ’22; alumna Tania Flores ’18; Education Studies professor Tara Affolter; and community members Jack Mayer and Pierre Vachon. Ambient guitarist and Mahaney Arts Center Technical Director Mark Christensen will provide the musical interludes.
Tickets are $15 for the general public; $12 for Middlebury College ID card holders; $8 for youth, and $6 for Middlebury College students. For tickets or further information, call (802) 443-MIDD (6433) or visit go.middlebury.edu/arts.

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