Storytelling In Education

What Is The Best Grade To Introduce Storytelling?

Some years ago, after a storytelling set, a curriculum teacher told me she really wanted to start using storytelling in the classroom. She asked me what would be the best grade to implement such a thing. I know I had one of those run over by a train looks on...

Telling For Sixth Graders

February is always an exhausting month for me. My running joke is that even people who didn’t know they needed a performer of any kind suddenly need a black one in February!   I work with all kinds of audiences. Sixth grade is one of my favorites.   Sixth grade is...

Process v.s. Product while in Residence

I truly hate doing short residencies that are meant to end up in a performance. This is not the case if I am brought in to work with a group of kids who are already planning to present something. In a general classroom setting with a myriad of different...