Laura Simms

Called “riveting” by the New York Times, and “luminous” by The Soho Theater in London, Laura Simms is an award-winning storyteller who performs, teaches and conducts story projects worldwide. Simms combines ancient myth with her own true-life narrative, which she has performed at venues including the Lincoln Center, the Belfast International Theater Festival and the historic Town Hall theater in New York.  Laura is the artistic director of the Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling Series in New York’s Central Park and the founder of The Center for Engaged Storytelling.  She has received the Brimstone Award for Engaged Storytelling, Sesame Street’s Sunny Days award for work with children worldwide, and the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence and Lifetime Achievement awards.  She is author of multiple award-winning recordings and books. 

“A perennial favorite everywhere.”  – Daily News, NY

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