Acclaimed storyteller Cynthia Restivo has been mesmerizing audiences all over the United States and beyond with stories for nearly 25 years. Cynthia is the recipient of two Parents' Choice awards for her audio projects. She lives with her family in Sonora, CA.
Professional storyteller Linda Teigland Clark shares stories of California's Gold Rush. Donning her miner's hat, she becomes a gristly tough gal, who is working the streams and mines of the Mother Lode. She lives with her husband in Twain Harte
Alan Candee is dedicated to bringing live, human experiences to families. A long-time folk musician and storyteller, Alan gives compelling presentations on Mindful access to Media. Alan and his wife split their time between West Sacramento and Georgetown in El Dorado County.
One of the northern Mother Lode's delightful storytelling voices! Linda Ramey Kennedy has been telling tales for lots of years, and has a playful way with audiences that will create lasting memories. She lives with her husband of many years in Placer County, CA.
Donna Porter began in theatre, and embraced storytelling in the last 6 yeas. She is versatile in life and in her story craft. She lives in Oakdale, CA, where the foothills begin. A farmer's wife and a resourceful one at that! Donna stories are full of warm characterization.
Claudia grew up with a rich oral tradition. Almost 100 years ago, her grandmother was a founder of the Golden Gate Story League. Claudia has a huge repertoire of ancient folk and fairy tales. She exudes great love for the spoken word and the place of stories in our lives. She lives in Sonora with her dear husband, a little dog and cats.
A professional storyteller for nearly 30 years, and founder of the Foothill Storytelling Guild. In 2016 she received the Pacific States Oracle Award from the National Storytelling Network. Joan's repertoire includes traditional, historic, and original stories for adults and children. Joan designs workshops and performances to meet specific educational, community, corporate, or civic objectives. She and her husband live in Auburn.
B.Z. began telling tales professionally in 1974, and received NSN's 2011 Pacific States' Oracle Award for Service & Leadership to the art of storytelling. BZ is a co-founder of the Mother Lode Storytelling Guild. BZ has received two Parents' Choice Gold Awards for her audio projects.
She lives with her family near Sonora, CA.