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Awarded the National Circle of Excellence award for his outstanding work as a storyteller, this St. Louis native is one of the most sought after performers in the country today! He has also worked in Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, England, China, Taiwan, Wales, Singapore, Austria and Africa. Bobby has won three Emmy Awards for his local CBS-TV show Gator Tales, and is the author of several award-winning children's books. Eight of his ten CD’s have won the Parents Choice Gold Award. His programs highlight themes of cultural diversity, character education, literacy, living history, poetry & prose, music and conflict resolution. He is well known for his engaging comedy, lively animation and special sound effects.  In 2018, Bobby was awarded the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by The University of MO- St. Louis.

Contact Name: Jan Dolan, Booking Agent
Address:
105 East Drake, St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone: 314-968-2606
Performance Fee Range: $300-$2500 (negotiable)
Technical Requirements:

Microphone on a stand.

Availability: Year-round
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Joyce is a storyteller for everyone from pre-school through adult. Her stories range from participatory for the little ones to personal experiences for adults.  She tells stories about Missouri history, Holiday tales, Ozark adventures, Ghost stories and more. Stories from folktales, fairytales, fables, myths and legends come to life with puppets and songs. Her stories bring people of many cultures together through her own work in schools, libraries, retirement centers and festivals and the storytelling festival she serves.

Joyce teaches workshops for adults and children. Beginning Storytelling, Telling your Personal Story, Storigami and more.

She is a storytelling coach for other storytellers and public speakers from all walks of life.

She is the Artistic Director for the KC Storytelling Celebration and the President of Missouri Storytelling Inc.

Joyce Slater is available for Virtual programs on Zoom, YouTube and Facebook and will adapt to other platforms.  She will also travel.

Contact Name: Joyce Slater
Address:
7338 Belleview Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64114-1220
Phone: 816-523-5038 Home
Phone 2: 816-804-2442 Cell
Performance Fee Range: $175-$2500
Technical Requirements:

Electrical outlet

Availability: Year-round
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Motivating accounts of the Civil War, the inspiring true story of our national anthem & the remarkable military history of the funeral precession TAPS are just a few of the Living History programs Chris has to offer! Each & every Living History presentation is done in period clothing as the events and characters are vividly brought to life! Chris tells stories of folk tales & life lessons to children of all ages & immerses the audience by delivering compelling, first-hand accounts of every experience. Chris is a keynote speaker & inspirational teller who has worked for the Saint Louis Zoo, Missouri state parks, and the National Association of Interpretation. He has created some of the most influential workshops for educators and his engaging delivery as a public speaker continue to delight and captivate audiences of all ages.

Contact Name: Chris Sutton
Address:
2516 Reav-Tel Court, St. Louis 63125
Phone: 314-324-3451
Performance Fee Range: $345-$925
Technical Requirements:

Depending on the venue and audience a wireless mic may be needed.

Availability: Year-round
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