Her enthusiasm and delight for story and children are abundantly apparent and radiated throughout our school.
Richard L. Best, Ph.D., Former Principal, Sprague School, Lincolnshire, IL
Beth Horner presents Storytelling Assembly Performances and Writing Workshops for all grade levels. A National Storytelling Network Circle of Excellence Oracle Award Recipient and sought after performer and teaching artist, Beth possesses a lively and traditional storytelling style often incorporating music and creating a unique performance that critics have deemed "Dynamite!"
From rich folktales to true stories of the Civil War, from spooky fun to raucous laughter, from adventure to wonder to teaching tales, Beth has a deep repertoire of stories for all corners of the curriculum from history to science to literature. Take a look at her website for some of her Performances and Workshops. Beth is also absolutely delighted to talk with you about your specific situation -- whether you are seeking an assembly performance, writing workshop or residency.
Beths goal as a storyteller is to entertain, educate and to encourage her listeners to dip into the wealth of their own imaginations.
What an inspiration! My students cant wait to write now! Thank you!
Beth Manders, 3rd grade teacher, Elsie Johnson School, Hanover Park, IL
Beth is listed on the Illinois Arts Council's ARTSTOUR Roster.
She has performed multiple times at the National Storytelling Festival, on Live From National Geographic, at Miamis International Art of Storytelling Festival, and most recently served as narrative consultant for NASA/Johnson Space Centers Story Mining project for which she collected the stories of the scientists behind the Apollo Space Missions.