As a professional storyteller, Julie presents storytelling performances for all ages and group sizes. She offers workshops for educators and their students.
Julie works with groups of students to help them tell stories of their own. She can be hired as an artist-in-residence.
One of her newest workshops is “Storytelling as a Pathway to Writing,” which teaches educators how to use storytelling to enhance their students’ writing, as well as giving teachers a break from grading so many writing projects. This workshop can be adapted for students, as well as for writers.
Julie is able to help educators in the field of Early Childhood Education utilize storytelling in their classrooms through a workshop on “Storytelling in Early Childhood Education.” Julie’s story repertoire includes folktales from around the world, family and personal stories, and literary tales.
She is traveled to China and gathered stories , which you can hear on this episode.
Simon Brooks is an award-winning British storyteller who now lives in New London, New Hampshire, New England, New World! He also uses his voice to bring a depth to folk and fairy tales, making them seem all the bit more real. He is also a storyteller, writer, and educator who dabbles in photography.
Order his book Under The Oaken Bough from your nearest brick and mortar bookstore, and listen to his podcast Conversations with Storytellersto hear what it is like to work as a performance storyteller, from some living legends!