Connecting with Story
storytelling programs for all audiences and venues
Sheila uses story to connect with people of all kinds, from pre-school children to octogenarians, from inner city youth to suburban church members. She uses her knowledge of human development, her passion for history, her compassion for humanity and her extraordinary performance skills to craft and deliver storytelling programs that engage and entertain audiences nationally and internationally in all kinds of venues. Below is a list of her current story offerings. Individualized programs can be developed to meet your specific needs. Use the contact form to request a programming list with detailed descriptions of all programs.
A wonderful collection of stories old and new design to entertain, educate and engage audiences of all ages, backgrounds and communities.
18th-century: Ol’ Bess speaks at a Gathering
African Stories: Motherland comes Home
African American: Keeping Heritage Alive
Around the World…IN STORIES
Dr. Seuss & Creativity
General Storytelling: Tales for Everyone
Program Hallowed Ground Storytelling & Song Program (for churches and libraries)
Giants, Grand Adventures and Great Ideas Storytelling
Morality Tales: Character Education 101 Ole Skool Classics
The Opposite of Bully: Upstanders
We Own the Night: Storytelling & Poetry Program for Teens (MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL ONLY)
What Manner of Character…?
Storytelling Program WriteOn and WriteUp: Writing/Storytelling Workshop for Students
Words of Excitement: A Storytelling Program for Parents
Locks Opened Series
This program is historical storytelling at its best. Through story and song Master Storyteller, Sheila Arnold, shares about local waterways that were part of the Underground Railroad. Most of the stories are from an 1870s book written by William Still, a Conductor for the Underground Railroad and Secretary of the Philadelphia Abolitionist Society.
Waterways to Freedom
Law & Order: Resistance
Children at the Border
A collection of stories, song and interactive programs crafted with consideration given to sensitivities and cognitive abilities especially for the younger audience.
General: Introduction to Reading Literacy
Hats – Occupations Around Us
Kings and Queens – Fun Stories of Royalty
My Piano – Music and Instruments
Playing the Game – Olympics; Being a Good Sport
That’s Shocking: Electricity – electricity taught briefly along with electricity safety and colors
Wish I Was a Horse Animals Pre-School Storytelling Program
Slightly Scary Tales and Sometimes Slightly More
Under Our Feet Storytelling Program
A compilation of witnesses focused on specific tenets of Christian faith and life. Monologues are followed by an inspirational presentation between 20 – 45 minutes
Little One: Showing Thanks to Jesus
Ania: Spreading the Good News
Mary: From Bitter Heart to Restored Amazement
Deborah: Being a Light: Purpose in the Kingdom of Heaven
Procula: Jesus – Who is this Man?
Hadassah: Falling Away, Repentance and Forgiveness