Storyteller Marni Gillard
Marni Gillard has been a teacher since 1973. She left the classroom in 1991 to be a teacher/artist with students and adults. Her book, Storyteller, Storyteacher, won the Anne Izard Award. Her CD of personal tales is a hit with children and adults alike. She’s sure to pull a story out of you!
Marni has traveled to Ireland, South Africa, and India where she has met storytellers and shared her tales. She was awarded the Northeast’s Regional Service Award from the
National Storytelling Network in 2002. Find more info at her website www.marnigillard.com.
Audiences: Kindergarten-high school, Family, Adult.
Programs: Marni specializes in workshops where students or adults find the life stories or folktales they can tell. "Discover the Storyteller in You!"; "Step Inside a Poem/Tale" where Marni brings poems and tales for listeners to try; "Elicit Life Tales from Others by Telling Yours” (for families, therapists, hospice/health workers, and clergy).