Alan is a highly energetic and animated storyteller who has taken home numerous storytelling awards. He travels throughout the United States telling stories at festivals and retreats as well as at colleges, secondary schools and libraries. Alan has also shared his talents at church, corporate and civic events. He has a diverse repertoire from the hilarious, to the frightening, to the heartwarming and inspirational. These stories are tailored for audiences of all ages. Alan’s animated style and familiar themes draw his audiences into his tales as they experience the stories’ events alongside his colorful characters.
Alan’s school programs are specifically designed to focus on core curriculum and state essential standards in the areas of Language Arts, History and Social Studies. A well-told story is an interaction between the teller and the listener and when experiencing one of Alan’s performances students will, almost unconsciously, find that they are using their listening and thinking skills to as they become absorbed in the events of the story. Teachers are always surprised at how quiet their students become as they listen to a good story with rapt attention.