breadcrumb tales

a night of storytelling, following clues,
and making sense of life's curious events

Join us for an evening of curated storytelling unlike any other on 

Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 7:00 PM.


A blend of TED style-talks, the Moth storytelling events and Escape Room type puzzles for your life, Breadcrumb Tales introduces you to unique, live short stories and conversations along the themes of -

1. Exploring love and connection;

2. Experiencing the awe and wonder of the world around us; and

3. Following life's breadcrumbs to find meaning in everyday events.

The evening includes three true fifteen minute stories framed by an overarching narrative of our quest for a little more out of life - more joy, greater purpose and deeper connections. (And there may even be a few clues for you to piece together about your life throughout the evening.) 


A TED-style talk on the recent research behind the science of happiness, spirituality and meaning is presented by Dr. Dave Stefan and woven together with the live stories. 


Dr. Dave Stefan
Host & Storyteller

After more than a decade as a therapist, career coach, and college professor, Dr. Dave formed a production company and set out on an extended global expedition; working and living in 20 states and 12 countries on six continents, he fulfilled a vocation exploration project called “12 Months to Live”.


He drafted a life list framed by the question, “What would I do if I had 12 months to live?” and then mapped out a series of adventures. Each month for a year, Dave experimented with a new career or personal passion: he worked with the United Nations World Food Program in Nepal, walked alone into the Cascade Wilderness for a three day/three night solo fast vision quest, and shot an adventure film while trekking up Everest.

After completing his circumnavigation of the globe, he launched a new adventure – helping others dream up, design and complete their own Come Alive Projects. Dr. Stefan has also published positive psychology research on resilience, the impact of gratitude on well-being, and meaning and purpose. 

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Casey A.
Artist & Storyteller

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A Night of Storytelling, Following Clues, 
and Making Sense of Life's Curious Events

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Actor, Musician & Storyteller


Designer & Storyteller

Featured Story and Voices:
the Girl Who Couldn't Laugh


Laughter Coach & Storyteller

Breadcrumb Tales
Supporters & Sponsors:
True Theatre
Heritage UUC - (  
PFLAG Cincinnati - (


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More Storytellers (perhaps you) to Come

Get in Touch & Pitch Your Story

The important thing is to not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existence. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery each day.”   - Albert Einstein

 Sept. 24, 2022

breadcrumb tales

a night of storytelling, following clues, and making sense of life's curious events