Storytelling: Your Program Storytelling & ELA


Storytelling: Your Program

Artist: Norah Dooley
Type: Performance|Remote
Art Form: Storytelling & ELA
Grade Level: K-8
Scheduling Request

Norah puts her extensive trove of stories, folktales, fables, and songs to work for you by crafting a unique storytelling program centered on the theme or culture of your choice – and linking it directly in with your curriculum. Possible themes include Irish stories, Italian stories, Caribbean stories, bullying, nonviolent conflict resolution, tricksters, female heroines, and more!

Program available in person, or live online.

Length: 45-60 Minutes
Audience Limit: 300
Curriculum Connection: Storytelling, Writing Process, Folk Tales

Single Performance: $700
Additional Performances: $560
Travel: $50 per day
Pricing may vary for weekends/out-of-school time
Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts


School sets up link for remote meeting and makes the artist a co-host. Screen share must be enabled. Artist may need to sign on 20-30 minutes prior to the meeting to check sound levels. A representative from the school must be on the call to facilitate Q+A and mute students as needed. Please introduce the performer as an Arts for Learning Massachusetts artist.


  • 1 reserved parking space
  • Artist brings water bottle and appreciates the ability to refill same.
  • Multimedia projector on AV cart
  • Screen or white surface to project on
  • Extension cord -Electrical outlet
  • Small table for books
  • Microphone on stand or clip mic
  • Amplification and sound system required for groups of more than 50 students

Performance Space:

  • Must have the ability to darken room

Arrival time before first performance: 20 minutes

Strike time: 20 minutes

Time needed between performances: 10 minutes

Teachers are asked to model appropriate audience behavior for students.

Please introduce the performer as an Arts for Learning Massachusetts artist.

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