Les Schaffer is a solo and tandem storyteller, teacher/trainer, retired counselor, veteran and cowboy- at-heart . His resume stretches from being a founding member of both the Tell Tale Hearts Storytellers Theater Company and TwoTellersTelling, past and current VASA Board Member. These days, Les performs and teaches storytelling in a wide variety of settings.
Les presents workshops, one-man and tandem-telling shows at many state and national storytelling festivals & conferences. For the past seven years, Les has been leading and coaching youth storytelling groups based in Richmond’s East End. Les tells at Slams all around the region, and co-hosts hosts a monthly slam at the LifeLong Learning Center in Midlothian. His telling has been described as, “…like scenes from a Christopher Walken film.”