The Bay Area Storytelling Festival: Hear a Great Yarn
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The last date listed for Bay Area Storytelling Festival was Sunday May 19, 2013 / 3:30pm.
Len Cabral – Providence, RI — Warm … Animated … Clever
A highly acclaimed storyteller, " Len Cabral ":http://www.lencabral.com/ has been enchanting audiences with his performances since 1976. Len’s Cape Verdean ancestry comes alive in his fresh interpretations of folktales, punctuated by his life stories. His narrative adventures have won Cabral a place at venues all over the world. Len is the recipient of the National Storytelling Network Circle of Excellence Award, several NAPPA and Parent’s Choice awards.
Kevin Kling – Minneapolis, MN — Surprising … Tender … Redemptive
Born under the zodiac sign “Minnesota with Iowa rising," Kevin Kling blends his Midwest roots with a wicked imagination creating a wonderful world of the skewed. From getting struck by lightning to performing his banned play in Czechoslovakia; Kevin will take you on a wild ride. The National Endowment for the Arts, The McKnight Foundation, The National Storytelling Network and others have recognized Kling’s artistry.
Megan Wells – La Grange Park, IL — Bewitching … Elegant … Inventive Combine an award-winning artist, a flair for freeing literature from the page, a taste for epic tales, with collaborations with Chicago A Capella, and one begins to appreciate the scope of Megan Wells’ vision and talent. She is the recipient of the Ed Press Distinguished Achievement Award and the Parent’s Choice Gold. Megan has created theatrical storytelling experiences from Helen’s Troy, Dracula and Firebird.
Yvette Brandy – Los Angeles, CA — Dynamic … Melodic … Piquant
Born and raised in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, " Yvette Brandy ":http://YBrandySpeaks.com has the songs, the sounds, the dialects of the Caribbean in her bones. With her traditional and original musical compositions, this lively singer, songwriter, storyteller reflects the culture of her bewitching island.
Will Hornyak – Milwaukie, OR — Energetic … Inclusive …
Eclectic From Irish folktales to American tall tales to Russian fairytales, "Will Hornyak ":http://www.portlandstorytellers.org/storytellers/hornyak/ weaves a web of well-crafted stories into highly engaging performances. A former newspaper reporter in Latin America, he combines an understanding of world cultures with a love for the rhythm and music of language.