Jessie Balli is an Arizona native and one of Phoenix New Times’ 100 Creatives of 2016 for storytelling. She is the host and producer of Chatterbox, a weekly storytelling open mic in Downtown Phoenix. She believes oral storytelling has the power to build bridges within the community by sharing one’s most vulnerable moments on stage. You can find her belting her favorite tunes at karaoke or camping under the stars most other nights of the week.