The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers Ⓡ is a licensed production of The Society for the Re-Institutionalization of Storytelling, a 501(c)3 Michigan non-profit organization. TSRS has a global mission to connect humanity, heal and transform community and to provide an uplifting, thought-provoking, soul-cleansing entertainment experience that is unique through the art and craft of storytelling. TSRS is one of the 56 winners of the 2013 Detroit Knight Arts Challenge and is featured in the documentary,  Acres of Diamonds: The Story of the Knight Arts Challenge in Detroit. TSSOTS is the recipient of a "Spirit of Detroit" Award. Satori Shakoor currently serves as the Executive Director for the nonprofit.

The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers features storytellers with stories off the beaten path with thought provoking twists and turns. Stories so deliciously human, hilariously funny, so heartbreaking and inspiring you will run out, share them and even want to tell your own!

The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers is an expression of love, commitment and support for Detroit through the art and craft of storytelling. We invite you to come and connect. Let yourself go to places you've never been and/or have forgotten. Make New Friends. Laugh Yourself Silly. Cry Yourself Clean. Leave Uplifted.

The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers was created by writer, actor and award-winning performer Satori Shakoor.. Ms. Shakoor  is a veteran of live performance with national and international awards, credits and acknowledgments for her accomplishments in the arts: music, theatre, storytelling and comedy. Ms. Shakoor curates and produces the live event. She is a Moth Mainstage storyteller and host. One of her stories, Too Much"  has aired on NPR on  "The Moth Radio Hour" and is available for free download via The Moth Podcast and/or Moth App. She hosts The Moth monthly storyslam in Ann Arbor, sponsored by Michigan Radio 91.7, 


"Spirit of Detroit" Award 
presented to Satori Shakoor
November 15, 2013
Executive Director
Satori Shakoor
The Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers
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