“She is truly a master storyteller and a major contributor to the oral and written tradition of storytelling.” –excerpted from a review of Tales Well Told.
What do you call a fourth-generation, Affrilachian storyteller who teaches Laughter Yoga (yes, that’s a thing!), writes books, is a recording artist, wins awards, and has her own brand of storytelling? You call her Lyn Ford and you don’t miss her performances.
“Harley’s audiences are families but it’s hard to tell who enjoys him more – parents or children.” – Los Angeles Times
A two-time Grammy award winner and NPR commentator, Bill Harley remembers what it’s like growing up and finds a laugh and a lesson in all of life’s challenging moments. He combines the whimsy of a storyteller with the wisdom of a keynote speaker while challenging us to be the best versions of ourselves.
Lone Star Storytellers
The Lone Star Storytellers are the cornerstone of this festival. Selected by a highly competitive audition process, these amazing nine to eighteen-year-olds go through months of coaching before wowing audiences. Watch closely. You might just get to watch a friend or neighbor perform!