Thursday, January 10, 2008

2008 Storytelling Festival of Carolina

The Storytelling Festival of Carolina is seeking young storytellers to participatein its second annual festival to be held in Laurinburg, NC on April 26-27, 2008. Up to eight student tellers from North and South Carolina will be selected by a panel of judges to perform at the festival. Youth tellers will share the stage with some of the most highly acclaimed professional tellers in the country as well as talented regional and local tellers. Tellers must be 17 years old or younger at the time of the festival and be able to attend the festival on April 26-27, 2008. There are two ways to audition:
By sending a VHS/DVD of the story being told by the young teller by Friday, March 7, 2008


By auditioning in person on Saturday, March 8, 2008. All students who plan to audition must submit an Audition Commitment Form by February 16, 2008.

The forms and information may be found under Youthful Voices on the festival website For more information call Brenda Gilbert at 910) 276-7316 or email to:

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