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Laura knows the best way to truth is through story. She uses the transformative power of story to entertain, enlighten, coach, teach, and consult; she has won multiple awards for her work with adults, families and kids. Laura is also the proprietor of thinkstory llc where she helps organizations identify, hone, and celebrate their stories.
Richard W Rousseau is a master of crafting and presenting stories. Audience members have frequently commented that Richard's stories linger long after the telling. Over the years he has been employed as a teacher, trainer, actor, director, playwright, historical interpreter, cab driver, tobacco picker and more, but at heart he is simply a Storyteller.
Ward is a storyteller, journalist, arts organizer, full-time bike commuter, and amateur sailor. He has won the 2011, 2012, and 2013 SlamMN! Story Slam championship and the 2014 and 2016 Twin Cities Moth GrandSlam championship. Ward's original stories are known for their strong narrative arcs and and wide ranging themes.
WonderWeavers – Storytellers, Tina Rohde and Colleen Shaskin, are a tandem team of award-winning storytellers who are dedicated to providing quality youth, family and adult performances that are both educational and entertaining.
Dorothy Cleveland has been telling tales to adults publicly since 1995. She especially likes folktales, fairy tales and personal tales that show the darker shadows and humor of life. She tells folktales from England and Eastern Europe.
Award-winning Author and Storyteller Kevin Strauss has been using stories to entertain, educate and inspire children and adults for more than a decade.
Rose McGee, author of Story Circle Stories and Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story.
Community organizer and professional storyteller, Loren, has spent forty years creating, collecting, directing, performing and teaching stories about what matters to audiences of all ages in urban and rural settings.
Pam is passionate about bringing the magic of stories to children and the chime of “tell us a story” brings a sparkle to her eye. She grows imaginations and encourages children to trust their own unique voice.
David is an anthropologist who tells stories from around the world. He is coordinator of the Asian Storytellers Alliance and is currently helping refugees collect folktales and personal stories.
Sue Searing is an eclectic storyteller who delights listeners of all ages with rollicking folktales, thought-provoking wisdom tales, ghost stories, classic fairy tales, and insightful personal memories.
Pati Kachel tells original stories that encourage, delight and inspire. Her stories are heartwarming, humorous, memorable and meaningful.
Carol McCormick sparks imaginations of all ages as a performer, public speaker, trainer, workshop leader, conference keynoter and author.
Full-time story artist since 1996 who donates 10% of his income to Way to Grow
phillip andrew bennett low is a Chinese-American playwright and poet, storyteller and mime, theatre critic and libertarian activist.
Steve Maanum is an award-winning educator, wildlife photographer, and writer who has found a unique way of blending his backgrounds and experiences together during his storytelling presentations.