Contact Margie Clary, (843) 795-3061 or firstname.lastname@example.org
782 Piccadilly Drive, Charleston, SC 29412
The Backporch Storytellers is a non-profit organization, serving as a support group for adult storytellers and listeners. It is a resource group for people interested in oral literature. The purposes of the organization is to preserve and perpetuate the ancient art of storytelling, and to preserve the multi-cultural stories of the Old South, including the Sea Island and Gullah stories. Membership dues are $25 annually.
Charleston Area Professional Storytellers
236 Smythe Drive
Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 324-1366 or Email email@example.com
Charleston Area Professional Storytellers (ChAPS) is a local group dedicated to: 1) providing opportunities for professional storytellers to find work in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, 2) introducing new audiences to the art of storytelling, 3) strengthening professional tellers artistic and business skills. Members are David Baxley, Hawk Hurst, Minerva King, Tim Lowry, Sharon Murray, Linda Stout, and Claire Willett.
Charleston County Public Library
68 Calhoun St., Charleston, SC 29401
Charleston County Public Library connects our diverse community to information, fosters lifelong learning and enriches lives. With 16 branch locations throughout Charleston County and a traveling Bookmobile, you are sure to find a library close by.
Clemson Area StoryTellers Guild
Contact Judy Seely (864) 855-6396or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Clemson Area StoryTellers (CAST) Guild promotes and celebrates the art of Storytelling. The purpose of CAST is the preservation of oral narratives - stories passed down from generation to generation - for families and the community. We also celebrate the performance of stories for all ages, children to adults. We meet the 4th Tuesday (January and February 2013), the 4th Thursday (March-October 2013), no meeting in November, and on December 5, 2013 at 7 pm, the ARTS Center, Clemson (go to www.explorearts.org for directions.)
Stone Soup Storytelling Institute
Karyn Page-Davies, Chair
PO Box 171
Woodruff, SC 29388
Dedicated to supporting literacy, communication and diversity. Founded in 1986 with the intent to preserve and to promote the tradition of storytelling in our community and the state of South Carolina. The Institute is lead sponsor of the Stone Soup Storytelling Festival, the official storytelling festival of South Carolina, which is held each April in Woodruff, SC. The Institute is a resource for storytelling and programming throughout the year.
Storytelling Arts Center of the Southeast
131 S. Main St PO Box 2154
Laurinburg, NC 28353
Contact: 910-291-0929 or email@example.com
Storytelling Arts Center of the Southeast (SACS) is a non-profit organization supporting and promoting storytelling as well as traditional and folk art and music. SACS presents two signature events annually – The Bold-Faced Liar's Showdown (January) and The Storytelling Festival of the Carolinas (Spring). Each event is held in Laurinburg NC and features nationally-recognized storytellers such as Carmen Agra Deedy, Andy Offutt Irwin, Doug Elliott, Michael Reno Harrell, and many others.