Oba William King - New Voice
Known as The Poetic Storyteller, Oba William King is a motivator, educator, and a prolific and gripping teller whose energetic storytelling performances are designed to celebrate diversity.
He tours nationally presenting his dynamic programs that include song and traditional drum. The director of JUSTUSarts Educational Entertainment, he is an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship Award recipient in Traditional Folk Arts. King’s appearances include the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library, the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage Family Story Night and Charleston Tells Storytelling Festival.
“Students and adults are engaged and inspired by Oba.” – Robert Eriksen, Sun Foundation
Visit Oba’s website.