After nearly 7 amazing years of community storytelling, Co-producers & co-hosts Nina Rolle & Johanna Walker are closing the doors of Truth Be Told.

(Fore more info on the next iteration of Boulder’s Story Slam, with its inaugural slam at The Dairy Arts Center on September 22, go HERE

From the bottom of our hearts we’d like to thank you for bringing your stories, your hearts, your friends, your laughs and your support to the slam. We truly couldn’t have done it without you.

We opened the door, but your stories made the show. For that, we are grateful.

We thank Shine Restaurant & Gathering Place, The Dairy Arts Center, Decadent Saints Brewery, Cafe Aion, Boulder Shambhala Center, and the Boulder & Denver Public Libraries for hosting our slams over the last 7 years.

We thank the Avon Storytelling Festival & Jaipur Literature Festival for partnering with us.

We thank sound guys Craig Bushman & Dana at The Dairy & Dr. John and Tree at Shine.

We thank all the musicians who graced our stage with their musical genius — Tom Weiser, Dave Willey, James Thorpe, Laurie Amodeo, Rachel Leber, Raoul Rossitier, Todd Amodeo, Sharon Glassman, Kevin Crause, and , Greg LaLiberte.

We thank our intrepid assistants Sarah Lila Oswald & Kira Rukin for their behind the scenes admin, producing, stage managing, and unflappable good cheer.

We thank Katayoun Rastamian for her volunteer work at the door!

We thank Tom Parkin, Satya & Alex from Flatiron Films & Katrina Miller of Blackat Productions for their video support.

We thank Michael Ensminger, Katie Day Weisberger, Ken Wajda & Marvin Ross for their photography support.

We thank Mark Thorpe for always being an extra hand and supportive heart.

And of course all the amazing storytellers, and all of YOU, our beloved audience! Thanks for sticking with us all these years!!

We’re putting Truth Be Told to rest but both Nina & Johanna will be off doing other wonderful things.

What’s next? 

Johanna is carrying the torch forward and will be co-producing Boulder’s Story Slam in collaboration with The Dairy Arts Center. We’ll kick off this new chapter of Boulder’s story slam with a slam on September 22. Mark your calendars now!

To be added to the NEW Boulder’s Story Slam mailing list, and be notified when tickets go on sale, click here.

Johanna’s Public Speaking & Storytelling coaching company is alive and well, with new projects under way to help get more of YOU on stage telling stories, speaking your truth, growing your businesses & changing the world.

Click here to access her free download “The 5 biggest mistakes you don’t want to make when public speaking (and what to do instead)” and get bi-monthly tips for how to nail your talk or presentation every time you get on stage. 


Nina will be continuing her love affair with all things story…

For the remainder of this year she’ll be focusing on a couple of writing projects, her voiceover work, and a brand new monthly newsletter — to be sent out the Third Thursday of each month September 19th, 2019! (sign up here)

Nina has a few exciting LOCAL storytelling collaborations up her sleeve and will be taking to the road with her new story slam project: More To The Story. She is finalizing 2020 story slam dates in Atlanta, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Brussels!!!

You can keep up with her goings-on at www.ninarolle.com. To stay in touch with Nina, click here and you’ll be added to her list.


We know you won’t stop making stories!
See you out there!