Past events


Wisdom of the Mythic Illinois State University, Normal, IL – Feb 2014
Featured Storyteller
Sponsored and coordinated by the Dean of the Milner Library at ISU


Residency at Temple Chai Congregation Long Grove, IL – Feb 2014
Featured teacher/performer
Weekend residency with teens, adults and the whole congregation


Stevenson High School Odyssey Arts Program Lincolnshire, IL – Feb 2014
Two-day festival for students to receive greater exposure to the arts and professional, working artists


Tapestry of Jewish Learning Austin, TX – Jan 2014
Keynote Presenter and Performer
Performed concert and presented keynote talk to Jewish educators about use of storytelling in classroom


First Friday Storynight  Port Townsend, WA – November 2009 – December 2013
Creator, Featured Storyteller, Host and Event Coordinator
Monthly Storynight featuring local and national storytellers who share tales along with myself


Taste, Temptation and Spells: Apples in Folktales, Fairytales and Myth Chimacum, WA – Oct 2013
Featured Storyteller
Adult Storytelling concert celebrating World Apple Day with Finnriver Farm and Cidery


Camp Goodtimes West Vashon Island, WA – Summer 2013
Guest Storyteller
Performed for campers and staff at this American Cancer Society sponsored summer camp


Trickster Tales: A Night of Storytelling  Port Townsend, WA -April 1, 2009–13
Creator, Host and Event Coordinator
This annual benefit brings Master Storytellers together for a night of Trickster Stories.


Hearing Lightning, Seeing Thunder Port Townsend, WA – March 2013
Featured Storyteller
Sponsored by the Bet Shira Jewish Community, a full length telling of the revelation at Sinai


Interfaith Thanksgiving Service Port Townsend, WA – Nov 2012
Gathering of many faith communities for an honoring of our different paths of worship


Drumming the Mythic Heart Lincolnshire, Il – Sept 2012
Featured Storyteller
Featured teller for this Vernon Area Library and Stevenson High School Foundation event


S’lichot Program at Temple Chai – Calling the Sacred Long Grove, IL – Sept 2012
Featured Storyteller
Performed for the Temple Chai congregation as part of the evening S’lichot program and in honor of their 40th anniversary.


Illinois State University, Theater of Ted: An Evening of Storytelling with Brian Rohr Normal, Il – Sept 2012
Featured Storyteller


Tu B’Shvat Sedar  Port Townsend, WA – Jan 2011-13
Storyteller and Ritual Leader
Provided Storytelling and shared Ritual Leadership for Bet Shira Tu B’Shvat Sedar


Loganberry Festival Whidbey Island, WA – July 2012
Featured Teller


Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle, WA – May 2012
Storyteller – Folktales for the Mythic Soul


The Two Wolves Within  Port Townsend, WA – March 2012
Featured Storyteller
Event for Port Townsend Public Library during the 2012 Community Read Program


Eating Baba Yaga  Rock Springs, WY – Jan 2012
Featured Storyteller
Invited Teller at White Mountain Library


Drumming the Mythic Heart  Santa Fe, NM & Denver, CO – Jan 2012
Featured Storyteller
Invited and featured storyteller for full-length (2hr) storytelling performance


Stoking the Fire, Stringing the Harp  Tucson, AZ – Jan 2012
Featured Storyteller
Featured Teller for Earth Walk Performance Series, sponsored by Planet CoExist


Riding the Dark: A Winter Solstice Storytelling  Port Townsend, WA – Dec 2011
Guest Storyteller
Shared creation stories on the stage with other known and respected Storytellers


Drumming the Mythic Heart  San Luis Obispo, CA & Ashland, OR – July 2011
Featured Storyteller
Invited and featured storyteller for full-length (2hr) storytelling performance


From Trickster to Patriarch: Jacob’s Initiatory Journey  Portland, OR – July 2011
Featured Storyteller
Congregation P’nai Or and Havurah Shalom sponsored performance


Stoking the Fire, Stringing the Harp S an Francisco, CA – July 2011
Featured Storyteller
Performance at the Faithful Fools Street Ministry


14th International Aleph Kallah  Redland, CA – June-July 2011
Storyteller and Workshop Leader
Performed many times, including at the Artist Showcase, and was a workshop leader during this major week-long Jewish Conference and celebration


Eating Baba Yaga  Port Angeles, WA – May 2011
Featured Storyteller
Featured Storyteller for the “Story People” Storytelling Guild’s Monthly Storynight


Olympic B’nai Shalom Purim Celebration  Port Angeles, WA – March 2011
Storyteller and Event Planner
Told traditional story of the Book of Ester for this celebration as well as co-create this event.


Eating Baba Yaga: Myths and Stories of Surviving the Extraordinary Life  Chicago, IL – March 2011
Featured Storyteller, Event Coordinator


Farbrengen: The Rabbi Aryeh Hirschfield Legacy Arts Evening  Portland, OR
March 2010 – Storyteller


In Celebration of the Autumn Moon: a Night of Sacred Sound and Story
Port Townsend, WA – November 2009 – Featured Storyteller, Host and Event Coordinator


Jerusalem Shabbat Gathering  Jerusalem, Israel – August 2009
Featured Storyteller
Shared stories with Rabbinic and Judaic Studies students from Pardes Institute


El Camino De Santiago  Spain – July 2009
Opportunity along the Pilgrimage route to tell stories to various multicultural audiences


The Pilgrims Way: A Night of Story and Song  Portland, OR – June 2009
Featured Storyteller, Host and Event Coordinator