Alan is a highly energetic and animated storyteller who has taken home numerous storytelling awards. He travels throughout the United States telling stories at festivals and retreats as well as at colleges, schools and libraries. Alan has also shared his talents at church, corporate and civic events. He has a diverse repertoire from the hilarious, to the heartwarming and inspirational. These stories are tailored for audiences of all ages.
Alan’s school programs are specifically designed to focus on core curriculum standards in the areas of Language Arts, History and Social Studies. A well-told story is an interaction between the teller and the listener and when experiencing one of Alan’s performances students will, almost unconsciously, find that they are using their listening skills to as they become absorbed in the events of the story. Teachers are always surprised at how quiet their students become as they listen to a good story with rapt attention.
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Alan's storytelling experience
Wake County Storytelling Festival, Raleigh, NC
North Carolina Storytelling Festival, Manteo, NC
The Storytelling Festival of Carolina, Laurinburg, NC
Sounds of the Mountains Music and Storytelling Festival, Roanoke, VA
Granville County Storytelling Festival, Oxford NC
Kinston Storytelling Festival, Kinston NC
National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway, NC
Mountain Lake Conservancy, Road Scholar Program, Mountain Lake, VA
Sedalia Arts Center, Big Island, VA
Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Conference Center, Smith Mountain Lake, VA
Eno River State Park, Durham NC
Beaver Tales Storytelling Festival, Beaver, PA