Auditions for the 2019 Lone Star Storytellers are now closed. Check this page in March, 2020 for the next audition window.

Watch one of our Lone Star Storytellers in action!

Lone Star Storytellers: The What, Who, How, and Why


  • Learn, craft, and perform a five-minute spoken story at venues throughout Frisco and at the Lone Star Storytelling Festival


  • Anyone ages 9 – 18 can be selected from audition submissions


  • Attend orientation on Wednesday, July 31, at 4:00 pm or 7:00 pm with a guardian. (optional for returning tellers)
  • Complete at least seven free, one-hour coaching sessions led by professionals from the Library and Frisco community
  • Perform at one of the community concerts
  • Perform before family and friends at dress rehearsal Monday, October 14, at 6:30 pm
  • May be selected to perform at FISD Field Trip Day
  • May be selected to perform at the Lone Star Storytelling Festival Thursday – Friday, October 17 – 18


  • Develop public speaking skills
  • Build confidence
  • Gain performance experience
  • Showcase your talent for Frisco audiences

Questions? Contact Kayla Wardell:

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