Primary type of performance
Bi or Multi Lingual
For the past thirty five years, Heather Forest has shared her repertoire of world tales told in a fusion of prose, poetry, original music and the sung and spoken word with audiences of all ages in theatres, schools, literature conferences, and storytelling festivals throughout the United States and abroad. An award winning author and recording artist, she has published seven children>s picture books, two folktale anthologies, eight audio recordings of storytelling and a popular educational web site Story Arts Online (http://www.storyarts.org). She is founder/director of Story Arts Inc., an arts organization dedicated to the art of storytelling and to its educational applications. Ms. Forest is a recipient of the Circle of Excellence Award presented by the National Storytelling Network, U.S.A. She holds a masters degree in Storytelling from East Tennessee State University and a Ph.D. in Leadership and Change from Antioch University.