Based in Chapel Hill, NC, Milbre Burch is a GRAMMY-nominated spoken word recording artist and an internationally known, award-winning storyteller. Her work as a theatre artist was honed at the Celebration Barn in South Paris, ME in the eighties. A produced and published playwright, she has performed and taught across the US, Europe and Asia. She received her PhD in theatre and performance studies at the University of Missouri in 2014 and publishes scholarship on the use of storytelling strategies to highlight social justice issues. She has been a teller-in-residence at the International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough, TN.