Andrea & Anna
Andrea Lovett is an award-winning storyteller. Her love of nature and folktales often influences the stories she chooses to tell. She believes stories and storytelling help to build strong, healthy and connected communities. Trained by renowned storyteller Jay O’Callahan, Andrea Lovett has been performing and teaching storytelling professionally since 1992. She is the co-founder of the MassMouth storytelling network, the founder of South Shore Story Slams, and a board member of Stories in the Street. Andrea has won The Brother Blue Award from the League of Advancement of New England Storytellers (LANES) and the Oracle Award from National Storytelling Network (NSN). She has been featured several times in Boston Globe Magazine and recently in South Shore Living Magazine. She has two CDs to her credits: Folktales From The Forest and Tales From The Table.
Anna Adler was raised in a family of musicians and storytellers, and received formal training in piano, voice, and trumpet. Today she delights in engaging young children and families through music. Anna’s professional training includes a Master’s of Science in Education from Bank Street College and a Bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College. A highly skilled educator with over 28 years of teaching experience, Anna's classes are joyful and exploratory. In addition to leading music classes, Anna consults with childcare organizations, schools, parenting groups, local colleges, and community nonprofits to provide customized early literacy and music professional development.
The performance brought tears to my eyes. I can't think of the last time I saw kids so happy and engaged. This program injected exactly what they needed.