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  1. Steve Aavang

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  2. Katie Adams

    I am a professional puppeteer and storyteller from Tampa, Florida. In 2000 I started my own company, Make Believe Theater, dedicated to inspiring a love of stories, reading, theater and visual arts, w...


  3. LuAnn Adams

    LuAnn Adams has shared stories in Egypt, Vietnam & Las Vegas. She has received 23 touring grants from the Cincinnati Playhouse to create a new program each year of "Folktales For the 21st Century"...


  4. Christopher Agostino

    Christopher Agostino's StoryFaces—Tales of Transformation and Wonder. "I am a painter and a storyteller, and this is how I tell my tales" The stories come to life on the faces of the audience in...


  5. Sandra Aguirre-Magana

    I am a native Chicagoan living in the desert sun land of El Paso, Texas. I recently decided to pursue storytelling and writing full-time after putting these two loves on hold while raising my family a...


  6. Jan Andrews

    A storytelling performance by Jan Andrews leaves listeners spell bound. There is a pause of quiet intensity before the applause. Audience members know they have been touched in heart, soul and mind;...


  7. Robin Bady

    Award-winning storyteller Robin Bady has been called, “gutsy, big hearted, and street smart.” Whether performing for adults, children or families, Robin has a warm a warmth and humor that brings...


  8. Craig Anthony Bannister

    Vivid weaver of original, traditional and multicultural tales from the tapestry of the human experience known for his "way cool" and award winning performances. Craig has media credits and has has app...


  9. Lona Bartlett

    Lona Bartlett is a puppeteer, storyteller, performance artist and educator. Lona's varied background and talent gives way to a long list of presentations. With degrees in education and her small town ...


  10. Linda Batlin

    Linda Batlin is a storyteller from Boulder, Colorado. She tells stories filled with wisdom and mirth for all ages in schools, libraries, festivals, museums, senior centers, birthday parties, conferenc...


  11. Noa Baum

    Noa Baum was born and raised in Jerusalem and focuses on her craft's power to heal across the divides of identity. Her show A Land Twice Promised relives her heartfelt dialogue with a Palestinian woma...


  12. Marion Besmehn

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  13. Judith Black

    Judith Black is a professional storyteller with a national following. Her TED talk on storytelling and climate disruption has been widely viewed and used as the basis for performances and action. She ...


  14. Rich Bolin

    Rich Bolin is a retired preacher who was particularly inspired by a trip to Jonesborough and the National Storytelling Festival in 1998. He has been back to the festival just about every year since, a...


  15. Glenda Bonin

    I am a touring storyteller and have performed at a variety of venues throughout the country including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Wash...


  16. Adam Booth

    Young Appalachian storyteller Adam Booth's work blends traditional folklore and contemporary styles. In addition to appearances at regional and national festivals, Booth has been Teller-In-Residence a...


  17. Simon Brooks

    Simon performs with the intimacy of a one-on-one conversation, while engaging and exciting his listeners. His powerful performances have been seen at hundreds of libraries and schools, and many privat...


  18. Larry Brown

    Dr. Larry G. Brown is an Assistant Professor of Human Geography at the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Larry has been a storyteller for approximately 30 years, and co-founder of the Mid-Missou...


  19. Geraldine Buckley

    With her trademark wit, warmth and humor, Geraldine Buckley has been involved in storytelling, performance poetry and conducting creative workshops for over twenty years in the US, Canada, England, Ho...


  20. Scott Hill Bumgardner

    Scott is a man with many hats and irons in the fire. He is a retired Houston cop, a real estate consultant, a rancher, and a life long story spinner. He got a lot of practice using his imagination...


  21. Mij Byram

    What I love most about storytelling is the connection. It is touching the hearts and imaginations of listeners. It is opening them to adventures and feelings and possibilities. In a story, we can walk...


  22. Kaye Byrnes

    Twenty years story stage experience with audiences of all ages in a wide variety of venues, including festivals, schools, libraries, senior communities, health care facilities and public special event...


  23. Len Cabral

    Len Cabral is an internationally acclaimed storyteller who has been enchanting audiences with his storytelling performances since 1976. A great grandson of a Cape Verdean whaler whose grandparents i...


  24. Bruce Campbell

    I have been telling stories since my children were little (now in their 40s) and professionally for the last 12 years. My stories consist of Tales, Yarns and Bold Face Lies based on folk tales stories...


  25. Michele Carlo

    Michele Carlo has told stories across the U.S., including the MOTH's GrandSlams and Mainstage shows in NYC, on NPR and on PBS: WNET in NYC; WGBH with MassMouth (MA). She is the author of "Fish Out Of...


  26. Karen Chace

    Karen presents her enthusiastic, interactive programs around the country. She is a workshop leader, story coach, producer, author and is the founder and director of The Story Explorers, a student stor...


  27. Ron Chick

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  28. Linda Teigland Clark

    Hardluck Lin edu-tains young and the “older-than-young” alike with Tales of the California Gold Rush. While the stage may be a classroom, an amphitheater, or a lecture hall, the “telling” is ...


  29. Sharon Clarke

    For more than 25 years Sharon Clarke has warmed the hearts of her audiences with storytelling and folk music. She weaves together song with story, imagery with imagination to delight and captivate the...


  30. Patricia Coffie

    Patricia Coffie was born interested. She tells original stories of love and laughter and sometimes tears. Patricia has been a regular at the National Storytelling Network and at the Northlands Storyt...


  31. Harriet Cole

    When Harriet Cole discovered that she lived fifteen minutes away from the South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, she enrolled and soon completed her Academic Cert...


  32. Sandy Compton

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  33. Cindy Conway

    Cynthia Conway has been featured on NBC's Today and Your L.A., and interviewed on NPR. Her 26 storytelling podcasts for children acquired international distribution by Audible (a subsidiary of Amazon,...


  34. Darrin Crow

    Darrin Crow has been telling stories most of his life, though in the early days they were mostly told to his stuffed animals. He really discovered his passion for stories in high school when he became...


  35. Hears Crow

    N8tauau Kaukontuoh, “she hears the crow”, is a woman of the Eastern Woodlands. She lives her life in the tradition of the Nanhigganêuck, the people known today as the Narragansett. She is a Story...


  36. Jane Cunningham

    Jane Owen Cunningham is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face and a memory to your heart! Her enduring sense of humor and irresistible Southern charm make her "Miss Jane Stories" an enchanting expe...


  37. Jim Cyr

    Jim Cyr, tells “Heart Tales” – stories of St. Francis/stories of God. Jim is a Certified Biblical Storyteller through the Network of Biblical Storytellers??&trade; Academy for Biblical Story...


  38. Lorna Czarnota

    Lorna uses over twenty years experience in a variety of venues to reach adults, children, and especially at-risk youth. Lorna brings a blend of humor, music, and soft-spoken elegance to her presentati...


  39. Hariyah dan-Fodoio

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  40. Steven Daut

    Steve has taken the stage as a storyteller, an MC, a stand-up comedian, and a magician. He is a Second City graduate. With his broad range of experience, he can work with a wide range of venues, tailo...


  41. Paula Davidoff

    Paula Davidoff is a storyteller who has who has been a teaching artist since 1997. Through her affiliation with arts-in-education organizations such as NJSCA, Morris Arts, and Storytelling Arts, she h...


  42. Karen De Mauro

    Specializes in myths and participatory storytelling to form connections between universal themes and contemporary personal lives. Karen's interactive presentation work includes corporate executives, B...


  43. Leeny Del Seamonds

    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, ...


  44. Eileen DeLorenzo

    A professional storyteller since 1998 , Eileen performs at schools, libraries, community events, private events, senior organizations, and Tellabrations! Eileen's interactive storytelling programs...


  45. Lucinda deLorimier

    Lucinda is an expert at creating successes for both children and adults through her storytelling programs; she is a strong proponent of active narrative as a force for positive change for all ages and...


  46. Joanna Demarest

    Joanna Demarest has been telling stories to children and adults for over 20 years. It all started when after reading every book on her daughter's bookshelf, multiple times, she wanted something new s...


  47. Esther Doetsch

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  48. Marcia Donovan

    Marcia Donovan has been a professional storyteller since 1984 and the Putnam County Library Storyteller since 1988. She holds Tennessee K-3 certification, has a Masters in Early Childhood Education an...


  49. Stephanie Douglass

    Stephanie Douglass is a storyteller, performer, farmer, writer, and trainer. She is a Moth GrandSLAM Champion, co-hosts the storytelling open mic Do Not Submit: Englewood, and co-hosted This Much Is...


  50. Jeff Doyle

    Jeff tells wild, funny and scary tales that will keep you on the edge of your seat! Whether it??&trade;s the story of “The Blue Ape” or the tale of “Pull My Finger Bob,” Jeff captivates ...


  51. Vivian Dubrovin

    Vivian Dubrovin has been writing for children for almost 40 years and has published more than 20 books. She has taught university continuing education classes for teachers on Helping Children Write Sh...


  52. Kate Dudding

    As an award-winning storyteller and author, Kate Dudding enjoys telling many kinds of stories to all ages. A particular interest of hers is bringing history to life -- giving a voice to people from th...


  53. Mary & Neil Early

    Mary and Neil Early are “Stories & More!!!”. They offer program events ranging from traditional storytelling to very non-traditional creative drama participation experiences. Using story, li...


  54. Diane Edgecomb

    A full-time professional storyteller and theatre artist for over twenty-five years, Diane has created numerous innovative performances for both adults and families. She is the winner of the first and ...


  55. Doug Elliott

    Whether he's singing about catfish, pontificating on possums, extolling the virtues of dandelions, pondering the "nature" in human nature, telling wild snake tales or wailing out a jivey harmonica tun...


  56. Ted Erekson

    I have been telling stories all of my life. We do not have any TV in our home and as we raised our 3 kids, we spent time reading, playing, and telling stories. Now our grandkids are enjoying the sam...


  57. Carol Esterreicher

    Although I tell my share of stylized Aesop's fables, folk tales, and rowdy urban legends, other storytellers point out that telling those "Tickled Tales" using word play is my strength and my signatur...


  58. Ilene Evans

    Ms. Ilene Evans is an inspired storyteller, performer and scholar who weaves music, poetry, dance and drama, to bring history alive. Ms. Evans creates and presents theater programs and workshops/semin...


  59. Cathryn Fairlee

    Cathryn Fairlee has been performing since 1982, full time since 1999, an all sorts of venues and festivals from California Pioneer graveyards to Chinese Buddhist caves to Mayan Guatemalan kitchens. Sh...


  60. Diane Ferlatte

    Diane is known for her humor, depth, & tenderness, as well as the intimate & personal rapport that she has been making with her audiences worldwide for over twenty years. She is truly a master...


  61. James Foote

    Living a distance from our grandchildren, my wife suggested we write some stories about our childhood. After writing a few, I found this to be fun and that growing up in a small town had provided me ...


  62. Lynette Ford

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  63. Heather Forest

    For the past thirty five years, Heather Forest has shared her repertoire of world tales told in a fusion of prose, poetry, original music and the sung and spoken word with audiences of all ages in the...


  64. Barb Funke

    Tulip's storytelling combines puppets, music, magic, voices, ventriloquism, clowning and audience participation that entertains and leaves a lasting message. Many programs are available or one can be...


  65. Ken Galipeau

    Ken Galipeau is a collector of stories, songs and poems that touch our hearts and funny bone. The stories and songs in Ken's eclectic repertoire celebrate the wonder, absurdity, pain and joy of life, ...


  66. Papa Joe Gaudet

    Spanning four decades, Papa Joe's Traveling Storytelling Show has engaged over 6,000 audiences. This New England storyteller performs at concerts, libraries, museums, fairs, schools, clubs, and any...


  67. Jeff Gere

    Born on Halloween, Jeff Gere blends talents as a painter, puppeteer, and mime into shows which have electrified audiences in Hawaii (and beyond) of every age for twenty years. Jeff's animated physica...


  68. Dennis Gessing

    Denis, Michael, John, McCarthy, Gorman, Gesssing is a Colorado native with roots reaching back to Donegal Ireland. Hence the monikers - "The Celtic Cowboy," "The American-Irish Seanchai" and " The Ol'...


  69. Jackson Gillman

    Jackson's background in mime, dance and sign language is apparent in much of his work. He has been featured at festivals across the country, including the National four times, and has thrice been Tell...


  70. Karen Golden

    Karen Golden began telling stories at her dinner table at age three and playing the saxophone at eight. Today her table is the size of North America! USA today said, "Karen's mesmerizing stories marry...


  71. Mark Goldman

    I have had many careers. I have worked as a mediator; therapist; magician; actor; stage director; stage manager; acting coach; and public speaking coach, just to name a few. I love stories with "lesso...


  72. Linda Goodman

    Author/Storyteller/Playwright Linda Goodman,an Appalachian Mountain native of Melungeon descent,learned the art of storytelling from her father,a former coal miner who was himself a master yarnspinner...


  73. Linda Gorham

    Linda Gorham Storytelling with Sophisticated “Attitude!” Dynamic and exciting, Linda Gorham uses movement, humor, and sometimes zaniness as she tells imaginative folktales, twisted fairy tales...


  74. Darlene Green

    Darlene Green is an award-winning storyteller and has taught kindergarten in Virginia Beach, VA for over 16 years. She won the Distinguished Educator Award twice, in 2010 and 2012. She loves telling...


  75. Clare Grosgebauer

    I was blessed to have a storytelling grandfather who shared a wonderful legacy with me--tall tales about "Snickerdoodle," a little-known tiny hero from American folklore. Snickerdoodle is a little guy...


  76. Susan Haarman

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  77. William Hairston

    I am best known as a singer/storyteller. Among my many endeavors is my work as the Music Coordinator at the Stonewall Jackson Jubilee for the 35 years until it ended in 2008. My stories and songs em...


  78. Mary Hamilton

    Mary grew up on a Kentucky farm where telling stories was considered more of a moral failing than a potential career. For years, she confessed her sin and tried to stop. Fortunately she failed. Since...


  79. Lori Hansen

    As The Great Bear Folk Theatre, we perform story theatre. As head of the children's theatre program at BYU-I for 20 years, Omar led, and taught his students how to transform classic folk and fairytal...


  80. Zette Harbour

    Hi everyone! I'm Zette, and I've been performing stories, leading workshops, and speaking at events for over 20 years. I'm passionate about the power stories have over our lives, and I believe that we...


  81. William Hardison

    William (Bill) Hardison is a retired minister and formerly adjunct professor of Christian Spirituality at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Virginia. Known for his vivid storytelling gifts, h...


  82. Bill Harley

    Bill Harley is an award-winning author, recording and performing artist. Recipient of two Grammy awards for his spoken word recordings, Bill's work paints a vibrant and hilarious picture of growing ...


  83. Michael Reno Harrell

    Michael Reno Harrell is an award winning songwriter, as well as a veteran storyteller and entertainer, and he's from the South, the Southern Appalachian Mountains to hone it a bit finer. One could com...


  84. Rachael Harrington

    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 performan...


  85. Craig Harrison

    Since the age of even when he went door-to-door selling Used Jokes, Craig "Hackin' 'Boo" Harrison has been connecting to audiences through humor. Craig uses humor, stories, role plays and movement act...


  86. Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi

    Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi believes in the power of the spoken word to enlighten, educate and delight all who listen! For 22 years, she has shared the gift of story through performance, workshops, writi...


  87. Joe Hayes

    Joe Hayes an award-winning author and nationally recognized teller of Southwestern tales from the Hispanic, Native American and Anglo cultures. His bilingual Spanish-English tellings have earned him a...


  88. Yvonne Healy

    More Videos at http://www.youtube.com/yvonnehealy Blarney and Beyond! The highest ranking Irish storyteller in the USA as judged by Ireland's Oirectas na Gaeilge and the North American Gaeltacht,...


  89. Nora J Heaton

    Nora J Heaton is a story performer and educator who infuses folk tales, fables, tall tales, myths, and legends from around the world with character voices, songs, rhythms and a variety of musical inst...


  90. Merna Ann Hecht

    Merna Ann Hecht, is a 2008 recipient of a NSN Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling, through which she worked at BRIDGES: A Center for Grieving Children in Tacoma, WA. Based on that experience and ...


  91. Rachel Hedman

    Rachel Hedman is a fusion of energy who takes everyday events, discovers the adventure behind them, and shares the stories with everyone. Check out her blog at http://storytellingadventures.blogspot....


  92. Harvey Heilbrun

    Harvey Heilbrun retired in 2006 after having taught grades 4-6 in the Shoreham-Wading River Central School District for 33 years. Spurred on by his performance in the Middle School play, "Hans Christi...


  93. Judith Heineman

    Judith, a professional storyteller for over 20 years, tells interactive world tales, ancient legends and personal stories, often tours with a musican. She recently toured Japan telling stories in Engl...


  94. Steven Henegar

    Steven calls up the everyday and the fantastic to discover feelings and experiences that connect us all. His casual, friendly performances blend the wry conversation of his Midwestern family's storyte...


  95. Gail N. Herman

    Creative storyteller and arts consultant, Dr. Gail N. Herman, has performed and taught storytelling extensively throughout the United States, as well as in Oman, Ghana, India, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuan...


  96. Joe Herrington

    Western Storyteller and Cowboy Poet. Named with Waddie Mitchell and Red Stegall as the top three Western Storytellers in the country for 2011....


  97. Megan Hicks

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  98. Bette Lou Higgins

    I have been entertaining audiences with stories from the past for many years. From the Underground Railroad to Ghost Stories to Great Lakes Ladies, history comes alive with these entertaining tales. ...


  99. Tom Hobbs

    Tom Hobbs, The Man In The Hat You can Earn more money, Save time and be Happier by learning to Cause More Smiles. As a 30 year entrepreneur, life has taken me on many adventures that I am happy to s...


  100. Priscilla Howe

    Funny and smart, Priscilla's performances are a delightful blend of entertainment and education. With younger listeners, Priscilla's handpuppets come along for the ride and there's plenty of audience ...


  101. MaryJo Huff

    As a multi-award-winning Author, Storyteller, Early Childhood Educator, Award-winning Recording Artist and Keynote presenter Mary Jo has traveled to 46 states and internationally. She has been involve...


  102. Karla Huntsman

    "If you don't know the trees, you may be lost in the forest, but if you don't know the stories you may be lost in life."--Siberian Elder Sings, PLays Guitar, Autoharp, Washboard, djembe drum as par...


  103. Donna Ingham

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  104. Jill Johnson

    Actress, storyteller, teacher, and trainer, Jill Johnson performs and teaches from her home on Whidbey Island in Washington State. "The core of my storytelling comes from teaching and training - i...


  105. Chris Kastle

    PERFORMER-STORYTELLER/MUSICIAN: United States and in Canada, Europe, and New Zealand. RECORDING ARTIST: 12 CDs and a DVD as a duo; 3 solo CDs of music and spoken word; on-line video. AUTHOR: tr...


  106. Tim Kehl

    Tim Kehl is a dynamic, humorous and inspiring storyteller who takes his audience on an unforgettable journey around the world with his extensive repertoire of international folktales. His performance...


  107. Mary Grace Ketner

    Ali Baba or Baba Yaga, Tiger or Turtle, Sheherazade or Jack – Mary Grace's graceful hands and enchanting voice bring them all to life in folktales, fairy tales and legends from all around the world....


  108. Michelle King

    I have been in love with stories my entire life. It wasn't until I took a storytelling class at the University of Kentucky, while working on my Master's Degree, that I became hooked. Since then I have...


  109. Oba-William King

    Oba uses his gifts as a storyteller, actor, and musician to share his celebration of heritage and diversity with stories of hope and inspiration. A rhythmic chant to the beat of the drum, Oba get's t...


  110. Bobbie Kinkead

    CONNECTING! *I tell stories at swaps, fairs, bookstores, farms, benefits, fests, picnics, libraries, parks, museums, YMCA, celebrations, organizations, and schools: *For ten years told folktales,...


  111. Maureen Korte

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  112. Donald Kruse

    Born in 1961 in small town USA in Wisconsin,I am a person who likes Samuel Clemens and Edgar Allan Poe. I still reside in Wisconsin writing short stories in which a lesson may be learned or a laugh be...


  113. Sue Kuentz

    Sue learned all about storytelling through her 32 years as an elementary teacher and librarian in San Antonio. A frequent presenter of workshops on integrating the TEKS and storytelling into writing, ...


  114. Jim Lavender

    Jim Lavender, storyteller, is a child of the Luxapalila Swamp country near "Possumtown" (Columbus), Mississippi. Now, a retired pastor, having spent three decades with an exciting suburban Richmond...


  115. Vanora Legaux

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  116. Kim Lehman

    Kim Lehman has been telling tales for many years, first as a way to entertain younger cousins and now as a professional storyteller, musician, puppeteer, and workshop presenter. For the last 20 years,...


  117. Bernie Libster

    I refer to my repertory as "stories no one else tells, or would dare to." I've told before Gilda's Club members and senior housing residents, at New York's Cornelia Street Caf?&copy;, the Puffin C...


  118. Michael Litzky

    Michael has been telling since he was a kid. In his twenties, he began performing professionally, and earned a Certificate in Storytelling from Dominican College. He has appeared at festivals, fairs...


  119. Tim Livengood

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  120. Angela L. Lloyd

    Celebrating the human experience in poetry story and song. "She is diagonally parked in a parallel world" One of the unique performers on the national storytelling circuit today, Angela has been fe...


  121. Mike Lockett

    Dr. Mike Lockett is known as The Normal Storyeller. He lives in Normal, Illinois, and thinks it ought to be normal for everyone to love stories. His stories are anything but normal. Mike is known f...


  122. Sherry Lovett

    Sherry Lovett has been a middle school teacher, elementary media specialist, homeschooler, educational cooperative leader, teaching artist for Penland School of Crafts, workshop facilitator, and, thro...


  123. Paddy Lynn

    I have a degree in Theatre and have worked in the entertainment business for over thirty years. I have worked as a professional actress, a teacher, and drama workshop leader for many years. I started ...


  124. Margaret Read MacDonald

    I travel the globe telling folktales and teaching others to tell. I also teach storytelling courses for teachers through Lesley University. Author of over 60 books on folklore and storytelling topic...


  125. Tony Marr

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  126. Mildred Matlock

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  127. Anne McCrady

    Anne McCrady is a poet and storyteller who has been enthralling audiences for over two decades. Whether on page or stage, Anne always offers a reason to smile and food for thought. Her story reperto...


  128. Randel McGee

    As a professional storyteller and ventriloquist, Randel has performed all around the USA and Asia at schools, libraries, conferences, and special events. His ventriloquist/storytelling act of Randel M...


  129. Tara McGowan

    Tara McGowan is a visual artist who performs her own original kamishibai (Japanese Paper Theater) stories at storytelling festivals in Japan and in the US. She conducts kamishibai workshops and reside...


  130. Sue McPhee

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  131. Sandra Measels

    For Sandra Measels, the best part of storytelling is the sense of community she feels when telling or hearing a good story. She tells about independent women in the Bible and legendary women of Missi...


  132. Norm Moyer

    Born In Cheverly, MD (outside of Washington, D.C.) on August 4, 1953. Raised in Hyattsville, MD. worked three summers for National Park Service in Washington, D. C. Park Interpreter, B.A Philosophy W...


  133. Jennifer Munro

    Jennifer's keen observations of life have translated into a repertoire of personal stories that resonate with the frailty and resilience of the human experience. Populated with memorable characters t...


  134. Bernadette Nason

    Multi-award-winning storyteller/actress/writer, Bernadette Nason hails from England, lives in Austin and has performed world-wide. Nason is acclaimed both for her spirited re-telling of multicultural...


  135. Sarah Beth Nelson

    “She could have been crowned queen of unabashed honesty for even saying those words into a public microphone. Add to it that she's a regular [at Carapace] and perhaps we should skip the ceremony and...


  136. Cora Newcomb

    Cora Newcomb lives in the charming seaside village of Beaufort, South Carolina. Her life reads like a modern-day-action novel; her stories reflect chapters from her life along with inspirational stor...


  137. Liz Nichols

    Liz Nichols got lost in the 398 (Folklore & Mythology) section of the public library at age ten, and hasn't found her way out yet! For 15 years, as a professional storyteller and educator, she has...


  138. Ingrid Nixon

    If you are looking for someone who can give a fairy tale a new twist or tell a gripping historical tale or personal story that captures the heart, Ingrid is your teller. For over 25 years, Ingrid's...


  139. Bobby Norfolk

    Bobby was honored nationally with the prestigious Circle of Excellence Award, recognizing master storytellers who set the standard of excellence and commitment to their craft. An internationally known...


  140. Gail Nyoka

    Novelist, playwright and storyteller Gail Nyoka won the Chalmers Canadian Play Award: Theatre for Young Audiences with her stage play Mella Mella. This play has been produced by Black Theatre Worksho...


  141. Jay O'Callahan

    Jay O'Callahan has performed his stories in New Zealand, Lincoln Center, The Abbey Theater in Dublin, the National Fine Arts Complex in London and throughout the United States. He was awarded a grant ...


  142. Susan O'Hara

    Susan became a storyteller in 1997. She is currently a member of the Florida Storytelling Association, and National Storytelling Network. In 2003-2004, she was the secretary of the Florida Storytellin...


  143. Debra Olson-Tolar

    Debra Olson-Tolar is an accomplished teller of world folktales and personal stories. She was the first storyteller asked to join the J. Paul Getty Museum's initiative to pair original story with piec...


  144. Judith Onesty

    Judith Onesty will regale you with delightful tales about her family, from her Great-Grandparents to her parents, her children and herself. She tells dynamic and versatile, stories of love, laughter, ...


  145. Louisa GH Ong

    Louisa G H Ong has years of professional storytelling in USA and Singapore. She thoroughly enjoys telling unforgettable stories to both adults and children. She considers it a gift for her to be abl...


  146. Dorothy Ormes

    Dorothy studied theatre arts at Bennington College in Vermont and went on to California Institute of the Arts where she received a BFA in 1973. She performed with the Portland Mime Theatre in Oregon ...


  147. Joyce Ormond

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  148. Rebecca and Rachel Oshlag

    Rebecca and Rachel have been telling stories and conducting demonstrations at schools, libraries, summer programs, nursing homes, bookstores, and other venues separately and together for over 20 years...


  149. Julie Pasqual

    I am a storyteller who is trained in dance, acting, yoga, clown, stiltwalking, and American Sign Language. I strive to imbue my adaptations of world tales with my various skills, energy, sense of hum...


  150. Bobbie Pell

    Thank you for choosing Imaginary Lands for your upcoming event. My goal is not only to entertain audiences of all ages through stories and songs, but also to provide a way for individuals to recaptur...


  151. Sally Perkins

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  152. Sheila Starks Phillips

    Finding music a good way to "grab" children's attention, I often use my guitar, ukelele, Indian flute and a variety of percussion instruments to enhance stories that I tell. My stories are always age...


  153. Karen Pillsworth

    Karen Pillsworth has been sharing stories all over the Northeast and Canada for 30 years. She is regularly featured at Mohonk Mountain House, has shared stories on WAMC National Public Radio, and has ...


  154. Arnie Pritchard

    A few years ago I inherited the Army footlocker of my father, Tony Pritchard. It turned out to contain hundreds of letters and other documents from his service in World War II, and in the U. N.'s dis...


  155. Gwynn W. Ramsey

    Dr. Gwynn Ramsey heard his first tales from his grandmaw when he was only a child living in the foothills of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains. His interest in performing these amusing and thought...


  156. Bill Ratner

    Bill Ratner is one of our leading storytellers: • Opening night storyteller Ojai Storytelling Festival 2017 • National Storytelling Festival Story Slam • Timpanogos Storytelling Conference ...


  157. Laura Raynor

    Laura has performed as a Teller in Residence at the International Storytelling Center in 2005, and she has been featured at the Celebration of Light, Timpanogos and Mariposa festivals. Laura brings ...


  158. Connie Regan-Blake

    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 char...


  159. Bob Reiser

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  160. Regina Ress

    Award winning storyteller, actor, writer and educator, Regina Ress has performed and taught for over forty years from Brazil to Broadway, in English and Spanish, in a wide variety of settings from gra...


  161. Sally Rogers

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  162. Brian Rohr

    ` Brian Rohr is a Storyteller, Poet and Healing Arts Practitioner who resides in the Pacific Northwest – a land of constant rain, Evergreen trees, mountains and the waters of the Pacific Ocean. He...


  163. Richard Rousseau

    Richard Rousseau has been an active participant in the midwest region's performance community for the past 45 years, as an actor, a director, a playwright and as a storyteller. He was one of the found...


  164. Elizabeth Rowe

    Elizabeth Rowe has been spinning yarns for over twenty years. A French teacher and actress, she bagan frightening teenaged campers in upstate New York's Adirondack mountains with chilling ghost stori...


  165. Sheila Rubin

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  166. Lynn Ruehlmann

    Drawing on her background in theater and her love of reading, Lynn Ruehlmann delights in crafting a range of programs to suit adults, teens and young children. She tells true stories that are light-...


  167. Alton Russell

    A true son of the South, Alton Russell was born in Columbus, Georgia and loves the Great State of Georgia like no other. Alton has been a storyteller all his life. At a very young age he used to tell...


  168. Julienne B. Ryan

    Drawing from her own experience guiding executives and managers, Julienne leads clients through a journey of self-discovery. The goal: helping them to tell their story memorably in ways that helps the...


  169. Sadarri Saskill

    This multilingual storytelling family 'extraordinaire' brings a unique blend of language, movement, & teaching to their high demand interactive performances! Fluent in English, Sign, Spanish, Fren...


  170. Les Schaffer

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  171. Peninnah Schram

    Peninnah Schram, internationally known storyteller, teacher, author, and recording artist, is Professor of Speech and Drama at Stern College of Yeshiva University. She travels across the US and other ...


  172. Sandor Schuman

    My father was a storyteller. It was his everyday way of communicating important values and ideas. I followed his example, but didn't realize it until several years ago. After leading a three-day train...


  173. Barbara Schutzgruber

    "When Schutzgruber spins her conversational yarns... you can imagine yourself listening by firelight on the edge of some enchanted forest, where anything is possible..." -Lynne Heffley 2000 Parents Ch...


  174. Cherie Karo Schwartz

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  175. Susan Scott-Stevens

    Award winning author, Susan Scott-Stevens engages listeners of all ages. Building upon her background in anthropology, Susan tells tales from myth, folklore, and fairyland....


  176. Steve Seitz

    What makes us happy? I have spent a lifetime searching for the answer to that question through a career ranging from the sublime (theology) to the emotional (psychotherapy) to what some might call...


  177. Mike Seliger

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  178. Marjorie Shaefer

    Marjorie Shaefer, also known as Mother Goose, followed her dream to Johnson City and enrolled in the Storytelling Program at ETSU after 40 years living in the Detroit area of Michigan. She hopes to fi...


  179. Anne Shimojima

    Whether it is a thoughtful story for adults, a funny folk tale for children, or the inspiring history of her family?s experience in the incarceration camps during World War II, Anne Shimojima reminds ...


  180. Judy Sima

    Travel around the world and back again with stories from many parts of the globe and the best in Children?s Literature. Judy Sima is an award wining storyteller, author, educator and one of Michigan?s...


  181. Sondra Singer

    Sondra's captivating storytelling transports her audiences to exciting new worlds. Her lifelong experiences as an actress and musician infuse her stories with techniques that amuse, inspire, and prov...


  182. BZ Smith

    In 2011 NSN awarded BZ Smith the Pacific States' Oracle Award for Service and Leadership, shining a light on her long and vigorous storyteller's life. With 37+ years of experience, BZ enjoys performin...


  183. Sydney Solis

    Since 2000, Sydney Solis has been spreading the joy and wisdom of kids yoga and story with classes, performances, trainings and workshops internationally. From her children??&trade;s show on PBS t...


  184. Mike Speller

    For more than 25 years, Mike Speller has performed on stage and on-screen all over the United States. His performances are always known for: Enormous energy Audience participation Fabulous facial ...


  185. Jon Spelman

    Jon Spelman has been a full time storyteller since 1980, and has frequently been featured at the National Storytelling Festival. His work has been supported by grants from the National Storytelling Ne...


  186. John Stansfield

    For more than thirty-five years, storyteller and author John Stansfield has recounted stories from the American West and the world. Raised in Massachusetts and Texas, he received degrees from Holy Cro...


  187. Carolyn Stearns

    Carolyn Stearns, has stories to tell! Historical stories are a favorite genre, but she shares all varieties. Carolyn serves at the CT. Liaison to the National Storytelling Network. She has be...


  188. Ed Stivender

    Ed Stivender has been entertaining audiences for fifty-eight years - if you count the clothesline curtain shows he did in his backyard in suburban Philadelphia. He has been touring the United States ...


  189. Joan Stockbridge

    Storytelling connects. My life is about connection--to family, friends, community, self and Spirit. When I stumbled upon storytelling in 1980, I discovered a life path. After 10 years of telling in sc...


  190. Ruth Stotter

    Former Director of the Dominican University Storytelling Program,workshop leader and performer on five continents. Author of books on storytelling, public speaking and folklore. Former chairperson Aes...


  191. Dennis Strain

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  192. Joy Swift

    I started telling stories in 1987 at a summer camp and just kept on telling. In 1992 I joined the late "Grandpa" Paul Dexter in planning our first Tellabration. The Southbay Storytellers have been do...


  193. Ross Tarr

    Ross Tarr -Tells tales of American and Florida history, Folktales and stories of his personal experiences ranging from days as a Boy Scout to the trials of fatherhood, and entertains with stories of S...


  194. Paul Taylor

    Australian storyteller, didjeridoo player and traveler delights in sharing the culture of his homeland through, story, song, dance, painting, theatre and didjeridoo. He comes to the U.S. from Adelai...


  195. Rhondda Thomas

    I teach early African American literature at the university level, and document and tell stories about African Americans who experienced slavery, sharecropping, convict labor, and segregation in Ameri...


  196. Vicky Town

    www.vickytown.com Vicky Town is an interactive storyteller, writer, and teaching artist who has been delighting audiences of all ages with her unique blend of physical comedy, improvisation, and l...


  197. Darci Tucker

    Storyteller, playwright and actress Darci Tucker, a graduate of UCLA, founded "American Lives: History Brought to Life" in 2000. She brings to her performances almost 20 years experience teaching his...


  198. Shannon M. Turner

    Shannon M. Turner, founder of StoryMuse, is a storyteller and story coach. For the last three years, Shannon has been the director of Stories on the Edge of Night, Atlanta??&trade;s premiere showc...


  199. Magda Underdown-DuBois

    In 2009, Magda the StorySpider was a featured teacher-teller at the Lockeland Design Center, introducing children from Kindergarten through third grade to live storytelling. Then she and her workshop ...


  200. Donna Washington

    Donna L. Washington is an author and award-winning storyteller & multicultural folklorist who has been sharing stories for twenty-five years. Her amazing vocal pyrotechnics and dynamic physicality...


  201. Storyteller John Weaver

    Traditional storytelling gets a jolt of fresh energy in small & large group activities for young & old alike: performance, special events, classes, enrichment & more! John's energetic,...


  202. Greg Weiss

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  203. Pippa White

    Pippa White has been a storyteller since 1994. She calls her One's Company Productions "part theatre, part storytelling, part history." Audiences call them unique, captivating and touching. She has ...


  204. Scott Whitehair

    Scott Whitehair is an international storyteller, producer, and instructor. He is the host of This Much Is True, one of Chicago's longest running personal narrative series, the creator of Story Lab Chi...


  205. Rivka Willick

    Rivka Willick takes the art of the spoken word story to new places. She??&trade;s is a professional storyteller and writer. She also coaches people in a wide range of applications in the art of th...


  206. Susi Wolf

    Susi Wolf is a dynamic and seasoned storyteller with telling skills ranging from children's events to adult therapeutic storytelling....


  207. Sharon Wood

    Sharon Wood is a professional storyteller specializing in world folklore and American history. Her repertoire of Folktales From Around the World includes favorites from many countries, including Afric...


  208. Vera Yaa-Anna

    Artist Statement I am passionate about my vision, work and community. I seek to share the knowledge and values of healthful eating, self-discipline, and the joy of working together to achieve common ...


  209. Stas Ziolkowski

    I have been telling stories for more than forty years as a schoolteacher of science, mathematics,and as a planetarium director. I am 74 years old and have a lot of experience in community and school ...


  210. Nothando Zulu

    I have been telling stories professionally since 1976; when I began telling in an ensemble. As a child I told traditional tales in school in Virginia and when I was eight years old, I told a story we...