North Carolina Storyteller Profile

 

Name:Sturm, Brian
Company Name:School of Information
Address:64 Cedar Hills Circle
City:Chapel Hill
State:NC
Zip:27514
Telephone:919-968-6115
Tollfree:
Email:sturm@ils.unc.edu
Website:ils.unc.edu/~sturm

Bio:Dr. Brian Sturm has been a professional folktale storyteller and storytelling scholar for over 15 years. His research focuses on immersion, the state of being completely engrossed in whatever you are doing, whether that’s reading, story listening, or playing video games. Dr. Sturm has dedicated his career to exploring the experience of immersion and the various influences that help us get immersed. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Sturm was a natural history museum docent, gave planetarium shows, worked as a wildlife rehabilitator, and taught outdoor education to 5th graders in California.
Age Groups:Adult Audiences
Family Audiences
Preschool
Primary
Senior Adults
Upper Elementary
Story Types:Character Education
Folk Tales / Fairy Tales/ Fables / Tall Tales
Ghost/ Scary
Holidays
Humor
With Mime
Travel:Yes
Workshops for:Business / Corporate
Educators
Librarians
Organizations
Storytellers
Students