Creative storyteller and arts consultant, Dr. Gail N. Herman has performed and taught storytelling extensively in the United States, as well as in Europe, Africa, India, the Caribbean, and the Middle East.
Besides performing for students in schools and libraries, Dr. Herman works with teachers and other professionals to infuse storytelling and the kinesthetic, musical, and spatial aspects of learning into reading, science and other curriculum areas. She taught for Lesley University, Garrett College,  and The University of Connecticut (Confratute) . Gail directed the Tall Tale Liar’s Festival for 19 years in Maryland, the Tapestry of Talent Student Festival in Connecticut, and Coal Talk Oral History project.  Gail is the Northeast Regional Director for the National Storytelling Network.

Upcoming Events

New England Storytelling Conference/Festival = Sharing the Fire March 23-25 2018

March 25, 2-3:30 pm, Hotel 1620

Families with elementary and middle school age children will enjoy a lively afternoon of storytelling.  Professional storytellers will share personal stories, folktales, and tips.  Family groups with help from the tellers will then craft their own versions of favorite family tales and folktales.  Some groups may even choose to come up on stage and perform for the audience or videotape their family stories!  

$15 ($5 ft students – elementary through college)

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2018 National Storytelling SUMMIT

July 26-July 29, 2018, Kansas City, Missouri

Each year NSN strives to bring together storytellers from every corner of the world to participate in an annual conference with a wide variety of workshops, education sessions, performances, and networking opportunities. We want this year’s conference to be better than ever, but we can’t do it without YOU! From attendees to sponsors to speakers and performers we need new and familiar faces to get involved and help make the 2018 National Storytelling Summit the best event yet. We’ll release more information as it becomes available so check back often for updates on keynote speakers, registration, housing, and events associated with the 2018 National Storytelling Summit.

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