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BRINGING
FOLK & FAIR
Y TALES

TO LIFE

so that you can create a

vibrant community

buzzing with imagination.

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READY TO CREATE A COMMUNITY OF BOLD CREATIVE THINKERS?

Storyteller Rachael Harrington tells a folktale in front of a classroom of students. The students are participating in the action of the story along with Rachael.

Storytelling empowers:

  • social emotional learning

  • literacy, pre-literacy, and language skills

  • Deep listening + self regulation

  • confident communication

  • community

  • imagination + creativity 

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

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"Thank you, thank you!

This 60 year old enjoyed your stories more than any kid"

Thelma,

audience member during a performance of "Winter Lights: Stories to Warm Your Heart"

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Hi! I'm Rachael Harrington & I'm so glad you're here!

I'm a performance storyteller, writer & media maker who playfully engages people of all ages in
the very serious business of  
imaginative thinking + living.
   
I do this by creating storytelling performances, workshops, and media that use
  • narrative
  • audience participation
  • and a sprinkle of magic to  
bring folk and fairy tales to life.

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WHERE DO I TELL STORIES?

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ARTS VENUES

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ASSEMBLIES

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CLASSROOMS

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GREEN SPACES

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LIBRARIES

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COMMUNITY ORGS.

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LET'S TELL STORIES TOGETHER!

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL

  • Empathy

  • Problem solving

  • Social Awareness

  • Relationship & Social Skills

  • Self-regulation

  • Responsible decision-making

LITERACY

  • Productive & receptive language

  • Vocabulary development

  • Elaborative language

  • Prediction skills

  • Narrative structure

  • Print Motivation

  • Cross-curriculum learning

CREATIVITY & COMMUNITY

  • Imaginative thinking

  • Common arts experience

  • Human connection

  • Story participation

  • Connection to personal stories

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WHY STORYTELLING?

EMPATHY

SPEAKING CONFIDENCE

DEEP LISTENING

COMMUNITY &
HUMAN CONNECTION

CREATIVITY

Literacy, Writing, & Language Skills

COMING UP

  • JANUARY 25th, 2024: Evenings At Sugar Hill Personal Narrative Story Circle Workshop For Community Members

  • JANUARY SCHOOL PARTNERS: Marble Hill Nursery residency, PS 187 World Stories Alive Residency

  • FEBRUARY: Story Performance at Dance Project of Washington Heights

LET'S TALK STORYTELLING!

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