Ingrid can assemble a program to fit your needs. Here are a few of the programs and workshops she offers. Stories in each program vary according to audience and age. Program lengths are flexible.
Here is a sample of the kinds of programs she offers:
Grimm's with a Twist: Delightfully stories collected by the Brothers Grimm told for adults.
One Ocean, Many Shores: Stories Real and Imagined from Around the World: Folktales and personal stories gleaned from travels.
Greek Myths, Alive! Greek myths come to life in the retelling of ancient tales.
Ancient Folktales for Modern Times: Folktales from around the world that deal with contemporary issues.
Liar, Liar!: Tall tales and outrageous stories. Ages 8 and up.
Stories in the Stars: Exploring Constellations Through Folktales and Myths. Ages 12 and up.
Around the World in Seven Stories: One Story from Each Continent. Ages 12 and up.
Birds: Wise and Wonderful, Magical and Mystical.Ages 8 and up.
Bears: Real and Imagined. Ages 8 and up.
Whales: Real and Imagined. Ages 12 and up.
Get Down on Your Knees and Pray for Shackleton: Leadership and Endurance in Antarctica. Ages 12 and up.
Oo-oo, That's Creepy! Ghost Stories. Ages 8 and up.
Oo-oo, That's REALLY Creepy! Ghost Stories for Adults.
Ah, Alaska! Stories from the Great Land. Ages 8 and up.
Lutefisk Trilogy: Stories of Growing Up Finnish. Older teens and adults.
Once Upon a Time in the Soviet Union: How the Soviets used folktales to further their cause. Older teens and adults.
Fall of the Tsar: The Story of Russia's Last Imperial Family. Older teens and adults.
American Explorations of Vitus Bering and Georg Steller. Older teens and adults.
King Arthur and Knights of the Round Table. Older teens and adults.
"So good! So wickedly funny!"
"Amazingly creepy telling. Brava!!!"
"I love how the story went from almost whimsical to so profound. "
"Bravo! Bravo! Crying and laughing!"
Ingrid has lead workshops and master classes at the National Storytelling Network's National Conference and from Florida to Texas to Washington State. Available online or in person. Offerings include ...
Story Evolution By Way of Creative Selection ~ Length: 3 hours
Are you sure that only the strongest crafting and techniques remain in your stories to be shared in your telling? This interactive workshop aims to generate a lot of creative ideas so you can choose from among the best so only the fittest survive!
Storytelling for Interpreters ~ Length: 2 - 3 hours
How to bring stories into any interpretive activity to engage and inspire audience.
The Honest Truth on How to Lie ~ 2 hours
Telling lies/tall tales is an age-old art in storytelling. In this workshop we’ll explore how to craft delightful stories that are as much fun to tell as they are to listen to. Whether you want to work with contemporary topics or tell traditional tales from Americana, you’ll walk away with techniques to apply in your story crafting and delivery.
Make It Stick! Helping Audiences Find Connections By Using Stories ~ Length: 3 hours
This interactive workshop explores using stories effectively to help make key concepts more memorable for audiences. It is perfect for interpreters, docents, environmental educators, and researchers.
Serve 'Em Up Fresh ~ Length: 1.5 to 3 hours
In this interactive workshop, we’ll play with characters, plots and other story spices that will allow you to whip up traditional tales following your own special recipe. Audiences will be clamoring for more!
Walking with the Ancients ~ Length: 2 - 3 hours
Explore how myths have shaped us and our stories whether we know it or not!
Past/Present Fusion ~ 3 hours
This interactive workshop helps tellers find the mythic in the everyday and vice versa. Come with a traditional or personal story and leave with solid ideas on how to make it more appealing to a broader audience.
"Expanded my horizons."
"Loved the organization and interaction. Great flow and lots of good learning from you and all in the workshop."
"Very exploratory, creative, and FUN!"
"... You combine really good teaching with fun."
"She is an accomplished workshop leader able to translate storytelling content into appropriate follow up activities for students that are thought-provoking and meaningful. Ingrid is a professional and entertaining performer and teacher."
Need a storyteller for a workshop or event? Contact Ingrid and she will get back to you promptly.