I make a simple story one you never forget! Not just for children , adults love stories, my historical pieces always popular. Seniors, Historical societies, museums and many other venues.
Carolyn is an amazing artist, in every sense of the word. She speaks eloquently, loves all people, all ages, and has a wonderful sense of humor. She can put anyone at ease, talking to them, or convincing them to tell their own story. She has a way with words and a demeanor that makes everyone listen to every word she says, and gets everyone wondering WHAT SHE'S GOING TO SAY NEXT! A beautiful person with a beautiful soul, and a lot to offer any group. Every time I book her for an event here, I book another one as soon as the event is over.
Price Range: $250 - up
Gig Length: 45 - 90 minutes
Insurance: $1,000,000 - Specialty Ins.
What to Expect
I have 2 tracks available entertainment and educational. In educational I try to match my program to the theme or common core requirements by grade level. I inspire students to listen and write, to look further for stories on things that interest them. I do workshops with students as well to help them develop their story and subsequent writing skills.
My second track is entertainment. I have a broad variety of programs or I will do a pot-luck, choosing a variety from several themes.
Short Bios of Carolyn Stearns Storyteller
The many hats of Carolyn Stearns include storyteller, public speaker, farmer, 4-H leader, community activist, letterboxer, FFA supporter, friend to youth. Her storytelling takes experiences from all avenues and blends them with a language full of color and mood. Carolyn resides on the dairy farm that has seen 11 generations walk the same fields on the Eastern Ct. hilltop. Her life long love of horses and of history come pouring out in tales.
Storyteller Carolyn Stearns has walked the woods and trails of Eastern Ct. She has sat by the fire in some of its oldest houses and spins the tales as they were done 200 years ago. Where the Atlantic Ocean crashes to the shores she has watched the last of the old ships go down to sea and hears the echoes of long ago sailors as they make their way home to port. Let Carolyn’s stories transport you through time to a place where life was slower and heroism and strength prevailed.
Carolyn Stearns has been developing the skills of a storyteller all her life. From a first job in her teen years as a museum docent , to giving tours of the family farm to hundreds of school children and on to teaching 4-H members life skills. All these practical applications developed a love of stories that teach and thrill and Carolyn now has honed them to perfection as they tumble forward to your ear and dwell a long time in your mind. Let Carolyn’s tales open a world of language and lost stories to you.
Additional Booking Notes
A suitable area for performance is free from distractions, comfortable temp for audience and protected from the elements in inclement weather. S.T.E.A.M. Ice Cream workshop requires access to water for clean up.
Some Selected Themes for Performance
George Henry Story - The Man Who Painted Lincoln
Influences & Inspiration
Bill Harley, Antonio Rocha, Jackson Gillman and many more have influenced my performances. I continually strive to improve my delivery.
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