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NSN Storyteller Profile ... Leeny Del Seamonds

31 Newport Drive
Westford, MA 01886

(978) 692-3961

 

Email Me

www.LeenyDelSeamonds.com

 

 



   

With a face and voice that launched a thousand characters, Leeny Del Seamonds, Master Story Performer?, is a multi award-winning international performer of animated, uplifting and interactive Latino, original & World tales spiced with mime, a cornucopia of voices, and love of people. Leeny?s repertoire reflects her desire to embrace life to its fullest, as she encourages listeners to feel positive and rejoice in human/cultural diversity, inviting them to share in her Cuban-American sense of humor & joy of performing. The 2002 National Storyteller of the Year?, Leeny is recipient of Parents? Choice Gold & Silver Awards, a Storytelling World Winner Award and an iParenting Media Winner Award. Leeny stars in the PBS and Fox Television/DVD series Ribert & Robert?s WonderWorld, a prized children?s program airing globally. With passion, fire and wit, Leeny?s one-woman performances and renowned workshops headline festivals, concerts and events to SRO audiences worldwide.


Leeny has been headliner at the National Storytelling Festival and Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center, both in Jonesborough, TN, as well as headliner at "Gimistory," Cayman Islands International Festival, BWI; Mesa ST Festival in Arizona; Mariposa ST Festival in California; Open Hand Theatre, NY; Patchwork Tales ST Festival, SC; Riverway ST Festival, NY; Multi-Cultural ST Festival in Oregon; NC Storyfest; Nebraska ST Festival; Kansas City ST Celebration; Virginia Storytelling Alliance Gathering in Richmond, VA; Tcha Tee Man Wi ST Festival in Corvallis, OR; Three Apples ST Festival in Harvard, MA; Prairie Center for the Arts ST Festival, IL; and Smoky Hill River Festival in Kansas. She has been featured at dozens of national festivals, including Clearwater Great Hudson River Revival in New York and Corn Island ST Festival in Louisville, KY. In September 2006, Leeny was a featured delegate to China as part of the Nu Wa Storytelling and Cultural Exchange tour


Types of stories I tell:

Latino/Hispanic, Original, Multicultural, Humorous, Poignant, Trickster, Fables & Folktales, Commissioned Pieces, Corporate Tales, Tales for Television, Uplifting/animated/interactive, Ages 4-104

I tell stories for:

All Ages

I provide workshops:

Yes

I am willing to travel:

Yes

My travel requirements:

I'd love to travel to your region! Let's speak real time to discuss details. Please call, 978-692-3961, or e-mail your number and a good time to call. Muchas gracias!

School Districts I am cleared to work in:

All. I am also a DOE Professional Development Provider for Massachusetts and New Jersey. I have a BA in Speech & Theatre/Performing Arts (& Directing) from Rowan University(magna cum laude).

I am willing to mentor:

Yes

Organizations I belong to:

National Storytelling Network, League for the Advancement of New England Storytellers (LANES), Connecticut Storytelling Center, Young Audiences of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Business Association