The 3 Keys to Powerful Storytelling

Unlock these keys to make real impact on the world.


Popularized by Brene Brown, vulnerability is not a new concept, but it is perhaps one of the most powerful qualities a storyteller can embody, because it helps the audience relate to us.


Our passion - aliveness, desire, and enthusiasm - are what power the engine of our presentations. Tap into your authentic passion on stage, and you can create anything.


Humor is an ineffable asset that creates in you a sense of confidence, charisma, and likability. Your unique sense of humor can be uncovered, cultivated, and shared.


Dear Speaker, Solo Performer, or Storyteller,

Here’s the truth: you’re already a brilliant storyteller. How do you know? You tell yourself your life story every moment of every day.

I help people who have something to say infuse even their most difficult stories with humor, alchemize tears into laughter, and elevate hardships into hallelujahs.

Is this you?

  • You have a unique message to share with the world.
  • You want to develop your story and share it.
  • You just need that extra nudge to launch it all, and having a hand to hold would feel great.
  • You’ve been listening to standup comedy, The Moth, Speechless, TED Talks Radio Hour, or This American Life and thinking, “I should totally be on that show.”

StorytellingperformanceAs a solo performance and comedy coach, I can support you to realize your creative vision, to
understand what you want to say and how to say it, and to bring it from page to stage, using humor as the medium for transformation. You can find deep satisfaction, joy, and connection in the ongoing artistic process. You can discover your genius and your vulnerability. And you can realize the dream of sharing yourself creatively with entire groups of people and making them laugh.

Whether you have a great speech you want to punch up with comedy and make excellent, you want
to be funnier and more magnetic in your business, or you want to create a one person show from scratch, I can help. Because I’ve done it. (And I’m pretty darn good at it.) I love sharing what I’ve learned. It’s an honor and privilege. When you share your story with the world, you’re going to feel SO GOOD. AliciaIMG_8444

Let’s do this!

Alicia Dattner
Comedian, Writer, and Solo Show Coach

Comedian Alicia Dattner can help you nail your TED Talk, solo show, comic monologue, or presentation.
Donna Zerner

Donna Zerner

Moth Story Slam Winner

"Alicia has changed the trajectory of my work, giving me not only clarity but also a sense of ease and joy with my creative process. Because of her support and guidance, I’ve had the courage to take on big new opportunities. She is encouraging, compassionate, insightful, and spiritually attuned... not to mention friggin' hilarious. I feel hugely grateful to have found her."

Kate Robards

Kate Robards

Comedian & Solo Performer

"Alicia helped me with comedy writing, but what I got from her was much deeper. She's helped me integrate the artistic, physical, and mental parts of me into my life. My entire life is improved because of my work with her. As an actor and performer, the exercises she leads me through opens me to deeper wells of truth and feeling."

Eleanor Reinholdt

Eleanor Reinholdt

Solo Performer & Actor

"Alicia guided me through the process with the understanding that can only come from someone who is herself an artist. She really "gets" on a profound level what is at stake when someone is not being true to their creative self. Thanks to Alicia I'm on the path to creating the life that I want; one truly aligned with my deep desire to be a professional actor."

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