We've heard it all before... we rejoice in the retelling!
Contact Bobby Norfolk at:
105 East Drake Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119
Bobby Norfolk is an award-winning storyteller, teaching artist and author from St. Louis. He has been performing throughout the United States and world-wide for over 45 years. Bobby began his career as a National Park Ranger for 10 years at the Gateway Arch
creating and presenting living history programs.
Today, he is an actor, comedian, author and teaching artist, and is well known for his high energy performances with lively animation and sound effects. His prior CBS children’s TV show “Gator Tales” won 3 Emmy Awards! He also has 8 published storytelling CD’s, many having won the National Parent’s Choice Gold Award.
As an author, he has written several award winning books for children and adults. Bobby was also honored with the prestigious Circle of Excellence Award presented by The National Storytelling Network. Faculty at the University of Missouri-St. Louis voted to honor Bobby Norfolk the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters where he also gave the commencement speech at the May graduation ceremony. His stories promote cultural diversity, character education and literacy. Bobby is truly an adventure story come to life!
Fairy tales, Folktales, Personal Narrative Stories, Tall tales, Scary Stories, Historical, Nature, Just So, Humorous, Campfire
Missouri Storytelling, Inc.
Welcome to the home of Missouri Storytelling, Inc. MO-TELL
MO-TELL was established in 1984 as Missouri's leading storytelling group for storytellers and listeners alike with the intention to promote and perpetuate storytelling throughout the state.
Throughout our history we have successfully reached Missourians by providing storytelling in the Missouri State Parks. Currently we provide storytellers to 12 state parks and/or historic sites in Missouri. We are seeking support to continue and increase our scope of venues and audiences.
Missouri Storytelling, Inc. (MO-TELL) is an organization of storytellers and other interested persons dedicated to spreading the joy and the art of storytelling throughout Missouri.
We envision that every Missourian will hear and share stories and keep the oral tradition alive.
Missouri Storytelling, Inc is a 501 c (3) non-profit membership organization with a board of directors consisting of the following people:
President Joyce Slater firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice-President Sue Hinkel email@example.com
Secretary Linda Kuntz firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer Jackie Wright email@example.com
At Large Gary Kuntz firstname.lastname@example.org
At Large Nancee Walker-Micham email@example.com
At Large Glen "Papa" Wright firstname.lastname@example.org
Emeritus Perrin Stifel email@example.com
The Annual meeting is held in January at a designated location.
Activities sponsored by Missouri Storytelling, Inc
Storytelling in the Missouri State Parks
The Missouri Liar's Contest
Storytelling and Story Writing Workshops
Missouri State Park storytelling opportunities
The Missouri Liar's Contest and educational opportunities
A Monthly Newsletter
Web site presence for members
Affiliation with the National Storytelling Network
Connection to all storytelling organizations in Missouri