Leeny Del Seamonds
¡Vive El Cuento! (Live the Story!)
Master Story Performer™, author and winner of the National Storytelling Network ORACLE Circle of Excellence award Leeny Del Seamonds invites students to “Live the Story” with international tales of kindness, inspiration and the bravery to overcome adversity and make a difference! Leeny writes and performs animated, uplifting stories demonstrating the passion, resiliency, and triumphs of the human spirit, inflected with her Cuban-American sense of humor. Students learn about the universal elements of storytelling along with the unique flavors of different cultures. Drawing from her diverse and extensive repertoire, Leeny can adapt her program to accommodate repeat hosts, grade appropriateness, and curricular/seasonal requests.
Target Grades: K-12
Duration: 45 minutes
Audience Limit: 225
Post-performance Workshop—Spoken Word Alive!
Through improvisation students bring spoken words alive while exploring the fundamentals of oral presentation—vocal variety, projection, articulation, correct posture, body movements/mime, and gestures.
Single: $620 Double: $991 Triple: 1301
Post-Performance Workshops: $150/each
Travel fee: $50 per day
Note: pricing may vary for weekend/out-of-school time
Leeny Del Seamonds Educational Materials
Audio: Storytelling Voice Sample
Leeny Del Seamonds has over 30 years of stage, film and directing experience in Philadelphia, New York and Boston. Originally from the Philadelphia area, Leeny graduated magna cum laude from Rowan University and holds a BA in Speech and Theatre/Performing Arts (with a minor in Stage Directing). In New York City, she was trained by and has performed with The Richard Morse Mime Theatre, The Herbert Bergdorf Studio, The Purple Craft Theatre and The Mercer Ballet Company.Since moving to New England in 1978, Leeny has worked as an actor, director, coach, teacher, Voice Actor, and Master Story Performer™. Although she loves all aspects of theatre, Leeny’s happiest when performing a tale, for she is best able to utilize mime, acting, singing, writing, vocal and teaching talents.From 1991 to present, Leeny has devoted all of her passion and energies to full-time, professional storytelling and Voice Acting. With passion, fire and wit, Leeny Del Seamonds’ dynamic one-woman shows and renowned workshops headline festivals, concerts and events worldwide.Leeny is the author of Techniques to Rule the Stage: Pathways to Command Your Story Performance and a recent recipient of the National Storytellers Network Circle of Excellence Award.
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