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NSN Storyteller Profile ... Rachael Harrington

New York, NY 

(732) 754-9050


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Rachael Harrington is a storyteller whose work has taken her to places as varied and exotic as Uganda and New Jersey. With a background in Art Education, Rachael presents imagination infused performances and workshops in schools and pre-schools in the tri-state area and beyond, was the Storyteller-in-Residence for two years at Operation Exodus Inner City, and collaboratively developed an English Language Learners storytelling project called “Our Story”. She performs at festivals such as The Uptown Arts Stroll, The Gotham Arts Festival, and The Day of Water Festival on Governor's Island.

She loves presenting training workshops in venues such as American Association of School Libraries, New Jersey Association of School Libraries, and New Jersey Literacy Association. In addition to her storytelling work, Rachael directs funny stories for theater and film. Visit her website at: www.rachaelharrington.com

Types of stories I tell:

I tell a combination of folktales, fairytales, and personal narrative. My performances are energetic and interactive, and my goal is to always open wide the doors of imagination for the audience.

I tell stories for:

All Ages

I provide workshops:


I am willing to travel:


My travel requirements:

Varies according to venue and performance. Contact Rachael to talk about specifics.

School Districts I am cleared to work in:

New Jersey (Business License Holder), New York City Department of Education (Vendor Number Holder)

I am willing to mentor:

Organizations I belong to:

National Storytelling Network