Everyone Has a Story: From Idea to Book

Artist: Norah Dooley
Type: Performance
Art Form: Storytelling
Grade Level: 1 - 8
Scheduling Request

Drawing on her life as a writer, her passion for storytelling and her defining sense of humor, Norah leads students through the process of how, with imagination and craft, life becomes a story and a story becomes a book. This highly interactive presentation includes stories both true and fantastic, story mapping exercises and games. It can be adjusted based on grade level.

Length: 45-60 Minutes
Audience Limit: 300
Curriculum Connection: Storytelling, Writing Process, Folk Tales, English Language Arts

Remote Single: $440

Single Show: $550
Back-To-Back: $935
Three-In-A-Row: $1,320
Four-In-A-Row: $1,705
Travel Fee: based upon  National Standard Mileage Rate (Business)

Note: pricing may vary for weekend/out-of-school time

Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts


1 reserved parking space

Artist brings water bottle and appreciates the ability to refill same.

Multimedia projector on AV cart

Screen or white surface to project on

Extension cord

Electrical outlet

Small table for books

Microphone on stand or clip mic

Amplification and sound system required for groups of more than 50 students
Performance Space: Must have the ability to darken room
Arrival time before first performance: 20 minutes
Strike time: 20 minutes
Time needed between performances: 10 minutes
Teachers are asked to model appropriate audience behavior for students.

Please introduce the performer as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts artist.

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