Get Involved

Storytelling Live! is made possible through the talent, time and generous donations of our volunteers, sponsors and storytellers who participate each year. If you are interested in getting involved in the Teller in Residence program please contact us for more information by calling (800) 952-8392 or (423) 913-1276.


As Storytelling Live! sponsors, your donations promote the craft of storytelling and bring visitors to Jonesborough, Tennessee, the storytelling capital of the world!  Storytelling Live! Premier Sponsor: Ballad Health and Season Sponsors Eastman Credit Union, Food City, National Endowment for the Arts, Niswonger Foundation and Tennessee Arts Commission. Storytelling Live! Media Sponsors: News 5 WCYB, FOX Tri-Cities, Tri-Cities CW, Johnson City Press, Kingsport Times-News, Herald & Tribune and Cumulus Media.

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Friends of Storytelling Live!

Celebrate the Teller In Residence program and support The International Storytelling Center by becoming a Friend of Storytelling Live through individual, tax-deductible donations!

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Application to Perform

Our 2020 line-up has been determined. Check back in November of 2020 to apply for next year’s Teller-in-Residence program. 

Questions before then? Contact Krystal Hawkins.

Interested in Learning More

If you’d like to get involved, we’d love to hear from you!

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