North Carolina Storyteller Profile

 

Name:Payne, Sylvia
Company Name:
Address:1621 Nathanial St.
City:Newton
State:NC
Zip:28658
Telephone:828-465-1564
Tollfree:
Email:sylpayne@bellsouth.net
Website:www.storytraditions.com

Bio:Sylvia Payne grew up listening to her mother tell family stories. Through her animated style Sylvia’s stories captivate young and old alike, sometimes stretching deep into the soul. A former children's librarian, she has been a storyteller and workshop presenter for 30 years. She stretches the imagination with stories of history, original family stories, intriguing folktales, haunting tales and NC legends. Sylvia travels throughout the southeast entertaining audiences. Two of her programs are available through the NC Humanities to non-profit NC organizations.
Age Groups:Adult Audiences
Family Audiences
Middle School
Preschool
Primary
Senior Adults
Upper Elementary
Story Types:Bible/ Spiritual/ Sacred
Character Education
Family / Personal
Folk Tales / Fairy Tales/ Fables / Tall Tales
Ghost/ Scary
Healing/ Therapy
History
Humor
Multicultural
Myths
Original
With Puppets / Props
Travel:Yes
Workshops for:Educators
Librarians
Organizations
Religious Groups
Storytellers
Students