2017 Featured Tellers & Story Artists

15 Story Artists (bios in order of pictures seen on this page)

Celebrate the folk and fine art of storytelling on a worldwide level.  Take the path of story music.  Shake to the style of story dance.  Immerse in the drama of story theatre. See story in all its forms.  You are at the crossroads.  Join us.

Discover below who we are bringing out for the 2017 Festival.

Want to be one of our professional story artists for the 2018 or 2019 Festival?  Submit your application and video audition by the deadline of November 1, 2017 to be considered for the 2018 Festival.  Go here to apply as a professional story artist.

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2017 Featured Tellers

Click on each name to learn more about the specialty story skills.

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Mara Menzies

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Loren Niemi

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K. Sean Buvala

2017 Story Artists

Click on each name or group to learn more about their specialty story skills.

If you are interested in being considered as one of our featured tellers or cultural story artists, then please complete the following application online by clicking here.