Virginia's Network for Storytelling Arts • From the Mountains to the Sea
Erin Benbennick's storytelling experience ranges from tales around the campfire to tales at bedtime to her sons to tales around the boardroom table.
Lover of tales. Novice as a teller.
Sarah Brady is a storyteller, actress, and writer.
Anthony is an award winning storyteller with two CDs and two books.
MyLinda Butterworth is a multi-talented storyteller and award-winning author.
Afaf Campbell is a K-12 educator and an energetic speaker and storyteller.
Susan Clark specializes in tales from the Appalachian Mountain regions and Native American traditions as well as those of Europe and Asia.
Teller of folk and fairy tales, some personal stories, and, lately, tales from the Arabian Nights.
Via is a storyteller who specializes in making stories come to life. Some of her stories are based on folklore and some are original stories, developed specifically for her audience. All stories are performed...
Author/ Storyteller/ Playwright Linda Goodman, an Appalachian Mountain native of Melungeon descent, draws on her roots to create a magic world where fantasy and ordinary heroes come together to entertain and inspire.
Darlene’s programs are designed to actively engage students of all ages.
Debbie Griffin entertains her audiences with tales crafted with music, drama and movement.
An award winning toast master, Tamara stories reflect her socialization during the Civil Rights Movement and her eyewitness to the Watts Rebellion of 1965.
Glenn Holliday tells stories from King George and other strange lands.
Sheila Arnold Jones
Master Storyteller Sheila Arnold Jones has been gifted by God with performance skills and has been using this talent since she was eight years old.
Jennifer S. Jones
Jennifer S. Jones is a writer and performer with a diverse background in education, community development, and storytelling.
Debra Latiolais is a passionate storyteller who believes everyone has a life story to share.
Barb Lawson is an award-winning storyteller and actress and can be found sharing stories, singing songs and entertaining audiences of all ages up and down the East Coast.
Tim Livengood is a storyteller since way back, learning from vinyl LPs on a record player. He has told stories at festivals in the Mid-Atlantic, in homes, in schools and in parks.
Distinguished Toastmaster Arthuretta Martin is the owner and President of Words and Melodies, LLC and is the Interim President of the National Capitol Area Black-Storytelling Association.
David Joe Miller
David Joe Miller is a professional storyteller and Executive Director of "David Joe Miller Presents," a spoken word production company in Asheville, NC.
Children’s storyteller, Ali Pfautz, has entertained thousands of kids with her original stories and songs.
Using humor and personal anecdotes, Tom Pfeifer inspires audiences to Communicate for Success.
Victoria Phelps Storyteller / Teaching Artist / Voice Actress / Narrator
Karen Pillsworth has been sharing stories all over the Northeast and Canada for 30 years.
Speaker available for your club or society.
For more than 25 years Katie Ross has enjoyed sharing stories with audiences. Most often she performs with her musician husband, Otto Ross. They call themselves Stories by the Score.
Stories from myths and folklore that pair up with contemporary living, stories from history, stories to grip adults, and stories to entertain and educate children. Lynn crafts them all into stories to tell.
Les has had careers in photography, advertising, clay manufacturing and as a child and family therapist, Les believes that storytelling can save the world.
Known for his humor and wit, Jeff Scott loves to tell family-friendly stories that will make you laugh and think.
Currently the Vice President of the Virginia Storytelling Alliance.
Joan shares stories from Shakespeare's time, personal tales, Jack tales, and folktales from around the world.
Leisa's stories are light, fun, and educational in imagination.
Whether in costume or not, Miss Louise loves to tell stories that make you smile at yourself.
Gayle Turner has been telling stories since they were called lies. Appearing on stage for over 60 years, Gayle revels in sharing personal stories as well as tales from literature and history.
Ruth is an academic, an anthropologist, a former diplomat, and an executive leadership coach. She uses, teaches, and encourages storytelling.
Nancy Wanzong's dramatic storytelling programs combine traditional and modern tales with puppets and audience participation. Since 1992 she has delighted children in the Richmond area with her stories.
Diplomat, author, magician, storyteller of world folk tales and hard-hitting stories about growing up black in the America of the 1940s