1. Choose someone to interview.2. Pick great questions. (See our sample questions below — or use your own!)3. Sign up for a appointment slot through our google calendar: http://bit.ly/vcuartsstorycorps4. Show up at the designated time with your co-participant. 5. Ask your questions and listen closely.6. When you're finished, we’ll share your interview with the world.
Your interview should be 15-20 minutes.
We have appointments available April 4–8, April 18–22 and May 2–4.
At the time of your appointment you will be asked to sign a model release granting us permission to record and photograph you for this project.
Sample Questions:- Discuss a time an influential mentor made an impact on you.- What is the biggest challenge you’ve overcome at VCUarts? How are you different following that experience? - When did you laugh the most in class or at work?- Tell me about a time that something challenging turned into an epiphany.- How has your definition of a "community" changed since coming to VCUarts?- Tell me about a time that you felt really proud of yourself.- Who do you turn to for support?- What’s something about you that no one would know by just looking at your appearance?- Do you have any regrets of things you didn’t pursue during your time at VCUarts?- Was there a teacher or teachers that had a particularly strong influence on your work? How would your work would be different without them?- If you could do anything now, what would you do? Why?
If you have any questions about the VCUarts StoryCorps project, please contact Erika Boltz at email@example.com