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Bay Area Storytellers

There are lots of professional storytellers in the San Francisco Bay Area, from Sonoma to Berkeley to Fremont to Santa Cruz. Hire one today!

Dec 10, 2014 - dianeferlatte.com - 279
Diane Ferlatte

Award Winning International Storyteller.

Multi-cultural stories, with an emphasis on the African-American experience.

Dec 10, 2014 - forherstories.com - 274
Muriel Johnson

"As a storyteller Muriel shares her passion and warmth with audiences of all ages, her interactive style keeps everyone captivated."

Dec 10, 2014 - ethnohtec.org - 277
Eth-Noh-Tec

ETH-NOH-TEC is a kinetic storytelling company based in San Francisco that is at once precision choreography, lyrical word-weaving, graceful, playful and poetic. By layering ancient Asian mythologies, folktales and Asian urban legends with Asian American sensibilities, Eth-Noh-Tec has created an exciting new blend of movement-based storytelling.

Dec 10, 2014 - timereneta.com - 296
Tim Ereneta

Storyteller Tim Ereneta tells fairy tales for contemporary audiences in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. These stories are too juicy to only share with children!

Dec 10, 2014 - olgaloya.com - 247
Olga Loya

A nationally recognized Latina performer, Olga Loya uses a dramatic mix of Spanish and English to share one-woman shows for adult and children's programs.

Dec 10, 2014 - patrickball.com - 310
Patrick Ball

Theater of Legend - Celtic Harp and Spoken Word

Dec 10, 2014 - willyclaflin.com - 244
Willy Claflin

A headliner and master of ceremonies at the National Storytelling Festival, Willy is a favorite at festivals throughout the U.S. He offers stories for families as well as adults, often weaving music into his performances.

Dec 10, 2014 - olivestoryteller.com - 243
Olive Hackett-Shaughnessy

The oral tradition is our "first literature" world-wide. Both empathy and understanding are encouraged when students join together to hear stories of wonder and wisdom from a multitude of cultures.

Dec 10, 2014 - sonic.net - 221
Cathryn Fairlee

Cathryn Fairlee is a full-time traditional California storyteller performing world epic, myth, folklore, and folk song for adult and young adult audiences.

Dec 16, 2014 - ruthstory.com - 236
Ruth Halpern

Internationally known, award-winning storyteller Ruth Halpern has been telling stories all over the world for a long time. How long? Her parents say, "Since she could talk."

Dec 16, 2014 - kirkwaller.com - 303
Kirk Waller

With a lifelong love of story, literature and the performing arts, Kirk Waller has been immersed in these art forms for over 20 years. He summons all of his God-given talents and masterfully fuses them together - spoken word, rhythm, music and movement to create an unforgettable storytelling experience.

Nov 20, 2015 - linkedin.com - 238
Alicia M. Retes | LinkedIn

Multi-talented and mission driven professional communicator who excels at creating fun, meaningful and engaging tours, stories and classes on land and at sea while promoting valuable resources, products and services that enhance people's well being.

Dec 10, 2014 - ericalannclark.com - 256
Erica Lann-Clark

Entertainer, Teacher, Storyteller

"Erica's vivid, participatory storytelling opens the windows of imagination with traditional and original stories."

Dec 10, 2014 - storytellerjohnweaver.com - 258
John Weaver

Storyteller John Weaver - Fremont, CA.
Presenting Legends & Laughter for All Ages. Education and Entertainment

Dec 10, 2014 - storypage.com - 231
Joel ben Izzy

Joel ben Izzy
Traveling Storyteller

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Megumi

Dec 10, 2014 - megumitales.com - 254
Megumi

Megumi, bilingual storyteller of Japanese Folk Tales and Stories from World War II Japanese American Internment

Dec 10, 2014 - beatricebowles.com - 237
Beatrice Bowles

Our CDs provide world class feasts for young imaginations! Perfect entertainment for children at home or on the road. As Einstein said, "If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales."

Dec 16, 2014 - wondrous-tales.com - 305
Michael Litzky

Wondrous Tales: Stories for Young and Old

Regular Performer at Fine Schools and Day Care Centers

Dec 16, 2014 - liznichols.net - 254
Liz Nichols

Liz Nichols is a teacher, trainer, and storyteller, who helps kids, older adults, and everyone in between discover the power of play and imagination to create health, happiness, and transformation.

Dec 16, 2014 - debrating.com - 303
Reverend Debra Ting

Debra customizes storytelling events for any occasion and venue such as retreat centers, hospitals and hospice, worship centers, women's retreats, bereavement groups, senior centers, and private gatherings.

Dec 16, 2014 - awele.com - 250
Awele Makeba

An award winning and internationally known storyteller/teaching artist, literacy specialist, and recording artist recognized as a “truth teller," an artist for social change, and someone who sparks "aha!" moments. She researches, writes and performs hidden African American history, folklore, and personal tales.

Dec 16, 2014 - musicalfolklore.freeservers.com - 307
Jacqueline Lynaugh

Jacqueline Lynaugh has been a professional musician and storyteller since 1980.

Dec 16, 2014 - claudiacuentas.com - 239
Claudia Cuentas

Claudia Cuentas was born and raised in Lima, Peru. She is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, performing artist, bilingual storyteller and youth educator who has a deep love and belief in the power of transformation through the Arts.

Dec 16, 2014 - mehstories.com - 239
Mary Ellen Hill

Mary Ellen Hill tells stories for all ages, childrens fairytales, traditional storytelling, creation myths, stories to honor adults, and the Universe Story.

Sep 25, 2015 - dougsdrama.com - 257
Doug Cole

Doug has been perfecting the art of storytelling to
children for over 25 years. He has a wide variety of
stories in his repertoire, and can tailor an assembly
for a particular school. Doug's stories include
comedy, folk and fairy tales, and myths and legends
from around the world.