North Carolina Storyteller Profile

 

Name:Brown, Cynthia Moore
Company Name:
Address:2913 Pleasant Ridge Rd.
City:Summerfield
State:NC
Zip:27358
Telephone:(336) 643-7523
Tollfree:
Email:folkteller@earthlink.net
Website:www.folkteller.com

Bio:Cynthia Moore Brown has been an acclaimed performer and educator for over three decades in North Carolina, the South, and Europe. She has a degree in Elementary Education and a Masters of Education in Early Childhood, Art, and Child Development. She has been writing since childhood. Her consulting, performing, and teaching keep her on the go. She is the star of stage, television, &radio. She has shared stories on NPR WFDD, and other radio shows. She was interviewed and featured in a Discovery Channel series: Monsters and Mysteries.

She has special training in teaching youth storytelling and has taught storytelling at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, many arts councils, and Guilford Technical College, and many other venues.

She retired after 30 years of being a librarian, then a K-5 Art Specialist and now performs, does her art, and travels.

Cynthia uses her many talents to bring texture to her down home Southern style. She brings folktales to life with her music including several instruments in some of her performances. Her costumes and props add rich dimensions to each special tale.

She is co-founder of the NC Storytelling Guild, Triad Storytelling Exchange, and a festival organizer. She is also a seminar leader and motivational speaker for business, community, and education.

She is the co-author of Folktales&Ghost Stories of NC’s Piedmont, and Folklore and Food. Her new book is Ghosts and Pirates of the Carolinas' Coast . Cynthia's CD: GHOST STORIES FROM THE GRAVEYARD is popular especially with her young fans.
Age Groups:Adult Audiences
Family Audiences
High School/Young Adult
Middle School
Preschool
Primary
Senior Adults
Upper Elementary
Story Types:Character Education
Family / Personal
Folk Tales / Fairy Tales/ Fables / Tall Tales
Ghost/ Scary
History
Holidays
Humor
Literary
Multicultural
Myths
Original
With Puppets / Props
Travel:Yes
Workshops for:Business / Corporate
Educators
Librarians
Organizations
Storytellers
Students