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Narrative-Storyteller [clear filter]
Monday, May 28
 

11:05am

Jeff Leinaweaver
Mythsinger and Storyteller

Monday May 28, 2012 11:05am - 11:20am
Olympic Room 47.62292, -122.35512
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  • Biography eff Leinaweaver is a sustainability consultant and teacher who is also a talented storyteller an d practiti oner of story. Jeff shares in the telling of the old stories – myths, folk tales and fairy tales from many different cultures around the world. He sees story as being alive; a vital source of wisdom that teaches us what it means to be human while simultaneously living in relationship with the living, natural world. Jeff uses his skills as a practitioner of storytelling and organizational narrative, blended with his scholarship, in applied practice in the fields of sustainability, strategic management, and corporate social responsibility. Jeff w orks from an eco-psycholo gical approach t o help others to tell stories that communicate, resonate and make better social worlds. Jeff holds a PhD in Human Development and Organizational Systems with a focus on narrative and storytelling and is a member of both the Seattle Storytelling Guild and The National Storytelling Network. He is a board member of the Mythsinger Foundation and studies the craft of mysthsinging with Danny Deardorff.

11:25am

Lindagail Campbell
Stories for the Heart and Soul

Monday May 28, 2012 11:25am - 11:40am
Olympic Room 47.62292, -122.35512
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  • Biography Lindagail Campbell has been telling stories professionally since 1991 as an international communication skills trainer and public speaker. She has learned from some of the finest traditional and contemporary storytellers in the world: Hugh Lupton from Great Britian, David Campbell from Edinburgh, Scotland, Pat Spaight from Belfast, Ireland, Ashley Ramsden from The School of Storytelling at Emerson College in Forest Row, England, and Laura Simms from New York City. Lindagail's presentations are well known for her dynamic and memorable stories.

11:45am

Kathya Alexander
Stories from the South

Monday May 28, 2012 11:45am - 12:00pm
Olympic Room 47.62292, -122.35512
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  • Biography Kathya Alexander is a writer, actor, playwright and teaching artist. She was a 2007 Writer-in-Residence at Hedgebrook's Women's Writers Retreat and won the 2002 Fringe First Award for Black to My Roots at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for Outstanding New Production in Edinburgh, Scotland. Kathya’s writing has appeared in Colors Northwest Magazine and she is the author of Angel in the Outhouse, God the Mother: A Creation Story, and the God the Mother Calendar. Kathya’s plays include David & Jonathan (a modern day re-telling of the biblical story) staged at The Seattle Rep in February, 2008; Dream’n (adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream-2007); HumaNature (choreopoem-2007); Homegoing (2006); Nappy Roots: A Fairy Tale (about hair and African American girls’ self-esteem); and Little Rock Nine (children’s play about the integration of Central High. Kathya is a member of the African American Writers Alliance and the Seattle Storytellers Guild.

12:05pm

Storyteller Brian Rohr
Folktales for the Mythic Soul

Monday May 28, 2012 12:05pm - 12:20pm
Olympic Room 47.62292, -122.35512
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  • Biography Brian Rohr is a poet, storyteller and healing arts practitioner who resides in the Pacific Northwest - a land of constant rain, Evergreen trees, mountains and the waters of the Pacific Ocean. In 2007, Brian left his hometown of Chicago and moved to Port Townsend, WA to study with Mythologist and Master Storyteller Daniel Deardorff. Since that time, he has found his gift and his home. Brian is an active Board Member of the Mythsinger Foundation and has shared myth and stories from different cultures with national and international audiences. He fully believes that the old stories are alive, vital and can inform us on how to live our lives as authentic human beings. Brian is married to his beloved Sarah.