Weber State University Storytelling Festival

Friday, Mar 5, 2021

Online
Ogden, UT 84201

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Welcome to the 25th Weber State University Storytelling Festival. The first festival took place for only one day on the Weber State campus. This year, through the wonders of technology and due to a world-wide pandemic, we are holding the festival for 25 days from the comfort from our own homes. Each day, new links on the calendar will go live with stories told by national, regional and youth storytellers! Every five days, we will introduce a new theme, ranging from fables to personal narratives. Come back often to see your favorite tellers and listen to some of the best entertainment you will find on the internet today!

Schedule:

HUMOR

Dominic - Don’t Call Me Bear
Rori - The Very Cranky Bear
Phyllis Savage
Ed Stivender

Featured Storytellers

Ed Stivender

Ed Stivender has presented his One-Man-Show of stories, music, and humor at Schools, Festivals, and Theatres around the World. Author of two books of coming-of-age memories, he is best known for his family-friendly blend of wit, wisdom and whimsy. Jimmy Neil Smith, founder of the National Storytelling Festival, calls him the “Clown Prince of Storytelling”.

Treasured Storytellers

Phyllis Savage

Drawing from nearly 60 years of experience teaching children, Phyllis Savage combines music and story into performances that delight audiences of all ages. A devotee of the WSU Storytelling Festival, she has served faithfully for many years as an MC and storyteller, especially in the Stories for Little Ones series. Phyllis received the Karen J. Ashton Award in 2012.

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