Jim Winship

Whitewater, WI 262-215-1492• jim.winship@gmail.com “Things are not what they seem” in Jim Winship’s stories. Bilingual (Spanish-English) stories, tales of wizardry, retellings of traditional stories, and magical realism tales – where reality takes a right turn. For adult groups – storytelling presentations that bring to audiences the reality of being hopeless or poor.

Jane Govoni

Oxford, WI • (608) 586-5820 or (608) 697-4457 jane@skybluedreams.net • www.janegovoni.com Storytelling is my work as I help people heal with hypnosis. I know it works because I changed my story after a major stroke due to a very rare brain disease. Medicine had a sad story that said I had lost a third of Read More …

Erin Johnston

262-391-9068 erin@bluejaytales.com www.bluejaytales.com Erin found her voice in storytelling after many years in Traditional Theatre, with a side trip to Environmental Education, and a long detour in Genealogy. She has lived in San Francisco, New York City, and very very very small town in Western Nebraska. Her stories range from her many experiences alone in Read More …

Sharon Coyle

Mukwonago, WI 262-617-5603 • womensevents@earthlink.net • www.storydreams.com Storytelling and Programs for kids from 2-10 as well as programs designed for retirement communities and women’s groups. I provide programs that are theme-based and an eclectic mix from “Frozen” to “The Circus”, History of the National Weather Service with ties to Wisconsin and Increase Lapham’, The Magic Read More …

Jean-Andrew

Jean-Andrew StoryLore – For Imagination Cultivation Milwaukee, WI 414-962-4425 • jean-andrew@storylore.net • www.storylore.net Jean-Andrew has been telling stories professionally since 1983. She presents lively storytelling programs that weave magic with words, images and memorable characterizations. She engages audiences of every age, often with participation, and imaginatively invites them into the tales. Drawing upon her years Read More …

Karen Wendt

Madison, WI 608-333-7008 • muchadoaboutstory@gmail.com Karen braids folktales, fables, and animal tales together to create a fast-paced program of stories for preschool and elementary age children. Karen enjoys encouraging children to join in the telling, and often invites them up front to help act out part of the story. Karen is a face painter and Read More …

Virginia Hirsch

Bayfield, WI 715-779-0299 • bayfieldtours@earthlink.net • www.bayfieldheritagetours.com Virginia is a walking storyteller, sharing the history of Bayfield,  Wisconsin. Her stories range from historical tales and biographies from the North country to  ghosts stories. She also performs in  libraries, schools, private parties, homes and senior centers – always in costume. In demand for Halloween.

Jane Stenson

Mineral Point, WI stenson.stories@gmail.com • www.janestenson.com Jane Stenson is an experienced storyteller, producer and master teacher who instills world folktales and personal stories with images and metaphors crafted from her love of nature and belief in diversity. Thought-provoking, Jane’s stories stimulate and inspire her listeners to think more humanistically about each other and their place Read More …

Sara Slayton

LaCrosse, WI (608) 797-2807 • sara.slayton@gmail.com • www.slaytline.com Sara Slayton is a professional storyteller and an emeritus faculty member from the University of Wisconsin LaCrosse. She tells stories to people of all ages and teaches storytelling classes. She is the co-founder of the Bluff Country Tale Spinners storytelling guild, is a member of the steering Read More …

Sadarri Saskill & Company

Kenosha, WI www.globaltales.com • globaltales@yahoo.com • 262-605-8885 International, Interactive, and Entertaining – Sadarri & Company is the premier choice for multi-lingual storytelling in the Midwest. They tell stories in French, Spanish, Russian, Haitian Creole, Sign Language, and more! This vivacious family of teaching artists offers performances, workshops, and residencies worldwide for audiences of all ages. Read More …