Storyteller extraordinary, harpist divine and really cool panda.
A Grammy-nominated recording artist; an internationally known, Oracle-award-winning storyteller; a published poet and writer, and a sought-after storytelling coach and teaching artist, Milbre Burch is a storyteller in every sense of the word!
Simon Brooks is an award-winning British storyteller living in America – actually, New London, New Hampshire, New England, New World! He also uses his voice to record audio books. He is also a poet, writer, photographer, and educator.
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He has told stories in over forty states, England, Scotland, Singapore, Canada, Japan and in Qatar. Kevin shares stories with a highly energetic, animated and interactive style and is considered by many storytelling professionals as one of the most influential and dynamic storytellers and teachers today. His award-winning story work has been commissioned by The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, American Library Association, National Storytelling Network, Newsweek, and the Qatar Foundation International.
Music by Jon Watts – Walking in the Woods
Hear traditional storytellers Liz Weir and Clare Murphy begin the series with stories from the emerald isles!
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Storytellers Featured on this Episode:
Liz Weir is a storyteller and writer from Northern Ireland. She was the first winner of the International Story Bridge Award from the National Storytelling Network, USA, which cited her “exemplary work promoting the art of storytelling”. Liz Weir has told her stories to people of all ages on five continents. She has performed in pubs and prisons and hospital rooms. She worked on stages in the mighty Vanderbilt Hall of New York’s Grand Central Station and in the Royal Albert Hall.
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Since 2006 Clare has told stories around the world. Raconteur, performer and creative she has told stories on all kinds of stages including The Globe, The National, The Barbican and the Soho Theatres in London and many marvellous stages and theatres worldwide. Clare also performs at festivals, art centres, universities, public and private events, conferences and schools. Clare is also a writer, a consultant, and a teacher of storytelling. She has collaborated with many wonderful institutions including The Royal Shakespeare Company, Central Saint Martins University, National Museums of Ireland, and the Conference on World Affairs, Boulder, Colorado. Clare creates bespoke solo performances, cabaret (ala carte) storytelling events, and commissioned pieces. Clare also offers training for corporations and charities who look to improve their storytelling and communication skills. She is available as a keynote speaker, guest lecturer and story advisor.