Speciality: Bilingual Storytelling (Swahili/Yoruba) & Story Music
Mara Menzies is a theatrical storyteller of Scottish/Kenyan heritage based in Scotland, and shares stories from both sides of her heritage. Her style is rooted in the theatrical African style of telling which can be incredibly interactive, with the audience oftentimes playing a role in the telling of the story. She has created productions for both children and adults, collaborating with other storytellers, dancers and musicians. She is passionate about encouraging others to share their stories. She has performed at festivals across the UK, in Kenya, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Jamaica, Ireland and the United Arab Emirates.