Southeastern University Expressions Storytelling Institute & Writers Conference

Mar 9, 2018 - Mar 10, 2018
All Day

The sounds of the season presented by the students of Southeastern University in rhythmic styles ranging from classical keyboard transcriptions to contemporary percussive oeuvres. 

March 9, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
March 10, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Writers of all interests and experience levels are invited to attend Expressions Storytelling Institute & Writers Conference. At this annual seminar, participants will be given the opportunity to learn the key elements of storytelling and publishing from the best of the best. Guest speakers include professional communicators of all fields—authors, animators, journalists, bloggers, teachers, agents, editors, and more—all with decades of combined experience:

Matthew Luhn | former Pixar animator, writer, story consultant 
Roy Peter Clark | author/editor of 18 books, journalists, writing coach and professor
Tony D’Souza | novelist, journalist, essayist, reviewer, short story writer
Joni Fisher | novelist, journalist, pilot
Bridget Foster | journalist, producer, news director, blogger, nonfiction book author
Tiffany Chacon | novelist, teacher, essayist
Alison Nissen | ghost writer, writing coach and professor, editor, Florida Writers Association board member
Anna Cotton | poet, writing teacher
SEU Department of Humanities faculty members

Southeastern University’s Festival of the Arts is an exploration of the impact and importance of the arts. Southeastern University’s College of Arts & Media will proudly welcome to the stage nationally recognized speakers and musicians of myriad impressive accomplishments who will provide fresh insight into artistic craft and theory. This two-week long celebration of music and story will commence with their annual Expressions Storytelling Institute & Writers Conference and culminate with Sinfonia: Connecting the Arts & Community. 

Also included in this one-of-a-kind festival are a variety of concerts and productions featuring their talented students and faculty:

Choral Concert: Americana | March 12
Jazz on the Lawn | March 15
Unpland Improv | March 16
Sinfonia: Connecting the Arts & Community | March 20

Southeastern University’s College of Arts & Media is proud to host a stellar performance series throughout the 2017-2018 school year featuring notable guest artists from around the nation, as well as talented students and faculty. To view a complete list of offerings or to purchase tickets in advance, please visit

You may also be interested in Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College, Polk Theatre or Lakeland.