CAMDEN – Wayfinder Schools is hosting its second Find Our Way live storytelling event on Thursday April 14 at 7pm at Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. This event debuted in March 2020 and, after a hiatus in 2021, is from back with an incredible cast of Maine storytellers. This “moth-style” event features eight well-known Mainers and three Wayfinder graduates sharing poignant, funny and heartfelt stories from the stage.
This year’s cast of speakers includes actor and Lucky Betty owner Daiva Deupree, writer and bookstore co-owner Josh Christie, teacher and artist Alix Martin, jeweler and Akakpo Design Group owner Ebenezer Akakpo, organic farmer and teacher Stephanie McDonough, writer and activist Larraine Brown, actor and writer Lisa Stathoplos, poet and Camden Opera director Dave Morrison, and Wayfinder graduates Chynna Chase, Miranda Wadsworth and Selaina Leigh. The host and MC is writer and actor Andrea Itkin. All proceeds from the event will benefit Wayfinder schools and those looking for a second chance to graduate from high school.
Sponsors and host committee members of Finding Our Way include RM Davis, Machias Savings Bank, Old Port Advisors, Lone Spruce Creative, Clark Insurance, Down East Magazine, The Lord Camden Inn, Lucky Betty’s, American Flatbread, Bleecker & Greer, Philbrook & Associates, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Christie and Robert Bane, Lane and Brock Clarke, Jack and Kathy Deupree, Kim and Dan Dorsky, Mary J. Herman, Sharon and Wayne Hobson, Andrea Itkin and Ben Ellison, Charrisse Kaplan and David Johnson , Sharyn Pohlman , Pam and Don Russell, Barbara and Richard Russo, Meg Sideris, Barbara Sullivan and Sylvia Stevens and Fred Williams.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Proof of vaccination is required. Tickets are $40. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit wayfinderschools.org.
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