GWENDOLYN J. NAPIER “Miss LuvDrop” Master Storytelling Artist of LuvDrop Productions sharing Stories for the “Lovable Souls”. Memories from her mother’s childhood stories about family, and LIFE inspired her to become a Professional Storyteller. The experiences and wisdom from her mother, life experiences, and Professional Training made her realize that everyone has a Story-to-Share and there are others who would Love-To-Listen.
Since 1990, Ms. Napier has worked with Young Children, Youth, and Adults. Retired Educator from Fulton County Board of Education. She has worked with many School-Wide and Community based programs, Muffins for Moms, Donuts for Dads, Family Literacy Night, Black History Programs and a Variety of Others.
Her Community involvements consist of performances at Historic Oakland Cemetery “Spirit of Oakland”, National Archive History Center, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, High Museum of Art, Imagine It! Children Museum, Starburst Festival in SC, Valdosta Public Library, National Association of Black Storytellers “Adopt-A-Tellers Program”, Roswell Convention and Bureau Center, Jack & Jill Organization, Wren’s Nest, Hammonds House Museum, Atlanta Speech School, APEX Center, Atlanta, Dekalb, Clarkston, and Clayton Library Systems, Peach State Festival, Women Imaginative Guild of Storytellers Annual Programs, Annual Juneteenth Parade and Music Festival, Edwin Williams Jazz Experience Concerts and more.
She focuses on creating STORIES that will keep audiences engaged through Songs, Music, Movement, Dancing, Drumming and Props to make the Stories Come Alive and Stay Alive in their Minds. She brings a Story, Love, and a Beautiful Smile with her each time she performs, “One Story At A Time”.