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The Odyssey Storytelling Podcast

Aug 14, 2020

The essence of our organization is to create community one story at a time. We hold space for people to tell their stories and, share their lived experiences and, more importantly, for others to simply listen. Time and again this has created connections and strengthened our Tucson community. Odyssey Storytelling is...


Aug 7, 2020

It's only been eleven months since Karla Campillo-Soto told her story at the September 2019 Disaster show, but trust us, it's worth hearing again. Using her experience with the 1985 Mexico City earthquake, she tells a gripping tale of family, resilience, and being okay when disaster strikes. From Karla's Odyssey...


Jul 31, 2020

When Troy Larkin returned to the Odyssey stage for the December 2018 "Mortified" show, anyone who had seen him tell stories before knew that he was probably going to be talking about his balls. But that knowledge did not prepare the audience for what came next. Suffice it to say that you'll have to listen to the episode...


Jul 24, 2020

It was nearly two years ago that Manny Mejias stepped onto the Odyssey stage for his public service announcement, which, to paraphrase the man himself, blew our hair back. One of the most singularly powerful stories in Odyssey history, Manny spoke to us about his journey, advised us to listen to kids and give them...


Jul 17, 2020

Award-winning author Nooshie Motaref showed up to the May 2018 Fake show with an interesting interpretation of the theme: the idea of a "fake door." In explaning this idea, she told the story of her departure from her native Iran after the ascension of Ayatollah Khomeini, and the difficult journey that ultimately took...