Speakers/Chautauqua Catalog

Name Ms. Susi Spirita Wolf
Email susi@wolfsongcreative.com
Website http://www.wolfsongcreative.com
Phone 505/881-1220
Address 12225 Menaul Blvd. NE #C
Albuquerque, NM  87112
Biographical Info Susi Wolf has been a multi-faceted entertainer for many years. She currently combines her love of storytelling with acting to write and perform one-woman shows. And sometimes she steps off the stage to facilitate workshops. She believes acting and storytelling are just another form of teaching, because there is communication and lessons in all performing arts. Susi believes this work is sacred and says she'll never retire. Not as long as there are stories to tell.
Program Title STORYTELLING: Animal Tales and the Lessons They Teach Us
Program Description Story is the oldest form of communication there is. From the earliest gatherings and etchings on cave walls, Story explained a culture for those who later passed that way. It is how First Mankind declared, “Hey, we were here and this is who we were!" Our brains are literally hardwired to understand facts, statistics, concepts and more through oral tradition. Story is the great connector between people and promotes an immediate bonding among listeners and the teller. There is both practical and transcendent power within the storytelling realm, which is explored in conversation. Didactic lesson is given through animal fables in an enjoyable and plausible method. Elements of the history of oral tradition invites a participatory aspect to the presentation. The program’s concentration is on animal and trickster stories from the U. S. Southwest, Mexico, Cherokee and Africa. Multiple tales will be shared, as well as Cherokee traditions and more.
Series Conversations With the World; Writers, Storytellers and Poets
Chautauqua Program Application (Booking) Click here to fill out a funding application for this program »
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