"With her mastery of pacing and dialects, and expressive characterizations, Susan Stone vibrantly conveys the magic " (ALA Booklist). Susan shares her stories with the technical expertise of her theatre training and the intuitive wisdom of a true storyteller.
From dramatic, introspective Jewish tales for adults, to lively participatory multicultural stories for children, she has a unique understanding of her listeners' needs. She also teaches storytelling to teachers at National-Louis University, is a published author, and has been honored with many awards for her CDs (Parents' Choice Gold Award, Storytelling World Award, NAPPA Gold Award).
A passionate performer for over 20 years, Susan's tales entertain, enlighten and illuminate the human condition. School Library Journal declares, "she is an incredibly talented storyteller."
National Jewish Book Award winner and renowned folklorist Professor Howard Schwartz has said,
“In her hands, the tales, no matter how ancient, come hauntingly alive where every tale can be heard as if for the first time.”
Funding is available from the Illinois Arts Council and the Midwest Arts Fund. Ask Susan for details.