Janna Sobel is a writer, performer and public speaker. She has been teaching Storytelling and Performance for over 17 years in places like Second City Training Center, The Revival Theater, Stage 773, The Old Town School of Folk Music, iO Chicago, The Improv Retreat, California Shakespeare Festival, and The University of Chicago Lab School. Janna co-founded the Storytelling Program at The Second City Training Center, and is a sought-after coach for storytellers and public speakers.
Her clients include Moth Grand Slam winners, TED Talkers, executives, corporate trainers, activist organizers, attorneys and professors. Janna is Host and Producer of Here, Chicago, a homegrown storytelling and creative community-building event that's been playing to sold-out theaters for 7 years!