Local daily fees for tellers can range from $200-$600. Since each teller is his/her own agent, fees are negotiable and vary depending upon travel and lodging requirements and length and number of sessions required. Several members are listed on the Artist in Resident in Education roster for the South Carolina Arts Commission. Weekly rates may apply for school residencies.
Marc Batten is a past President of Charleston's Backporch Storytellers. A CTM & ATM in Toastmasters International, tells his "stories from the heart." Tells a variety of stories, both traditional and original in various settings including schools, clubs meetings, festivals, coffee shops, bookstores, seminars, and banquets. He specializes in; "fun" ghost stories and spooky tales, as well as folk tales , especially those of the South. His stories may make you "frightened,"laugh or bring a tear to your eye, but are guaranteed to entertain. email: mailto:email@example.com website: http://storyguy.tripod.com
Margie Clary is a native of South Carolina, growing up in the Piedmont section of the state, but has called Charleston home for over 40 years. She is a retired elementary teacher, teaching on James Island for 23 years, retiring in 1988. She began work as a professional storyteller in 1990, and is listed with the SC Arts Commission as an artist-in-residence. She is also a published author of five children's books. She travels the Palmetto State as a storyteller and writer. Margie is an active member of Fort Johnson Baptist Church, a member of the National Storytelling Network, and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She is on the board of the Charleston Community of</span> <span >Readers and other local and national educational organizations.email: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.bookstorytell.com
Downhome stories from in and aaround a little place called CASH up in the mountains near the Western Carolina and Eatern Tennessee borders. A mix of Mountain, Celtic,and Chrrokee tales about local folks, myths and possible truths. And a place where I grew up. Told by L. A. M. Groves, Storyteller and Musician. email:mailto:email@example.com
As a storyteller, I have told stories to children of all ages. I've told at grade schools,ghost walks,churches and nursing homes. My grandson says I'm the best story teller at Summerville Elementary School. He added you're the only story teller at S.E.S. Email: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Cora began spinning tales to her daughter and then throughout the lowcountry - weaving magic with enchanting yarns. She tells stories to entertain, to educate, and pass on cultural heritage but most of all because she loves the joy of telling tales. The themes include inspirational stories, historical tales, ghost tales and stories that reflect chapters of her life. Cora has a Master’s Degree in Education and is a faculty member at a local college. Email: mailto:email@example.com telephone: 843-597-2434.
My interest in storytelling began when my children did not like going to school and I was looking for a way to make learning fun. I lean toward stories that have real information embedded, but I do like an outrageously, not true, tale. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
International traveler Jim Sollar will take you to far off places through stories from North and South America, Africa, and Europe. Learn about other people and yourself through Jim's heartfelt, educational, and funny stories. Email: email@example.com
Karen comes from a family of Storytellers. She is a Media Specialist at Ladson Elementary, Tells a variety of stories for all ages
A former librarian with roots in the Appalachian culture. She enjoys stories of the American Indian, especially the Cherokee Tribe. Her interests are varied and bring her to stories from around the world. She also has a love for folk music and crafts. She is a member of Backporch Storytellers. email:mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Karin Lilli Star Welcher
presents dynamic storytelling workshops/performances on diverse topics for schools, museums, churches, civic and business venues. She encourages listeners to delight in the meanings, many uses and fun of stories. You’ll many treasure tales of humor, love, and adventure, such as: The Two Old Women’s Bet, The Girl Who Cried Flowers,The Green Eye of the Little Yellow God.Whatever your interests, there’s a story waiting to find you!". Email:mailto:email@example.com
A vintage storyteller, Claire's love of Bible stories came from her NC Grandmother; but she treasures stories with humor, a twist or message. A featured teller in "Haunted History of Charleston," she is on the SC Artist Roster. She performs in schools, festivals, parks and libraries, and teaches at Elderhostel and College of Charleston. She is a charter member of SCSN, a member of NCSG. email:mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Tony Young tells stories of his travels and life experiences. Many of his stories are humorous reflections as a farm boy. Tony also tells short inspirational stories. He is an avid blogger and Youtube video producer. Visit his blog at http://www.tonyyoungartist.blogspot.com/ and his YouTube channel at: http://www.youtube.com/user/ty2u?feature=mhee E-mail Tony at: mailto:email@example.com