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NSN Storyteller Profile ... Connie Regan-Blake

51 Vance Gap Road
Asheville, NC 28805

(828) 258-1113


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With playful elegance, Connie Regan-Blake takes her listeners on a journey from old-timey mountain tales to surprising, heroic, adventures of everyday living. With her distinctive voice, southern charm and Irish heritage, she is an ambassador for storytelling and a sought-after performer and workshop leader across the globe.

One of the first to bring storytelling to a national audience, Regan-Blake is a frequent featured teller at the National Storytelling Festival and all the major festivals in thhe United States and abroad.

She is the recipient of the Circle of Excellence, Oracle and Lifetime Achievement awards.

Her work has been praised by School Library Journal, New Age Magazine, Southern Living, Smithsonian, Good Housekeeping, and more. Through Connie Regan-Blake's TV and radio appearances on Good Morning America, CBC, NPR's All Things Considered and CNN, thousands have fallen in love with her true-life stories, personal adventures and tales of the Appalachian Mountains.

Her collaboration with the Kandinsky Trio and Grammy Award-winning composer Mike Reed in creating Tales of Appalachia has been called a triumphant maiden voyage into a new form of entertainment by the Nashville Banner.

Regan-Blake is also a sought after workshop leader and one-on-one story coach who creates a supportive atmosphere to explore storytelling. She hosts storytelling workshops in and around her hometown of Asheville, NC as well as presenting a variety of sessions around the country and beyond. Contact Connie to receive her 'occasional e-newsletters' and to be informed when she will be performing or giving a workshop in your community.

Connie is featured on a number of award winning CDs and DVDs. For information on purchasing them, see http://www.storywindow.com/recordings.htm

Types of stories I tell:

Appalachian, traditional, true-life stories, folktales, personal experience, healing, original, and world stories.

I tell stories for:

All Ages

I provide workshops:


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My travel requirements:

Please contact office for details

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Organizations I belong to:

National Storytelling Network, International Storytelling Center, North Carolina Guild, Asheville Storytelling Circle, SC Storytelling Network