During the National Storytelling Festival, come inside the Storytelling Studio for up-close and revealing interviews with some of storytelling’s most exciting voices. A one-time only opportunity, these fascinating and intimate conversations offer listeners a look at some of their favorite tellers in the theater of the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall.
Tickets are $15 and on sale now. Call (800) 952-8392, ext. 222 or Buy Online. Seating is limited (and usually sells out quickly!), so be sure to reserve your seat soon.
2017 Storytelling Studios
On to Glory
Sheila Kay Adams
Saturday, October 7 · 2:30 pm
When Sheila Kay Adams’ grandparents came to the new country from England and Scotland, they brought their most prized possessions: their ballads and stories. What they didn’t know was there was no guarantee those traditions would survive. Lucky for them, along came Sheila. Hear the story of how she breathed new life into the old ways, and ultimately won the nation’s highest honor for contributions to our traditional arts heritage.
Inside the Storyteller’s Toolbox
Sunday, October 8 · 11:30 am
As a storyteller, Donald Davis relies on his memory as one of his most powerful tools. But it’s also more than that—memory forms the building blocks of his personal identity, his family life, and even the ways in which he finds meaning in the world. With host Kevin Kling, Donald will provide a rare glimpse into his process as a craftsman.