Illinois Storyteller Profile

 

Name:Gladney, Velma
Company Name:
Address:9001 S. Chappell
City:Chicago
State:IL
Zip:60617
Telephone:773-221-3574
Tollfree:
Email:velglad@cs.com
Website:www.storytelling.org/gladney

Bio:Velma Gladney is an early childhood educator with a Master's of Science degree in Education. She uses her storytelling gifts to help young people develop strong imaginations, self-esteem, character and an appreciation for the written word. Velma's strong alto voice fuses mind, body and soul to deliver powerful stories to audiences of all ages. She has a wide repertoire of stories to fit a range of occasions and audiences. Sample programs: "Creation Stories", "Folks You Should Know", "Folktales From Around the World", Participation Stories for the Very Young", Scary, Spooky Ghost Stories", When the Animals Talked", Holiday Celebrations (Kwanzaa, Christmas, Easter, etc).
Age Groups:Adult Audiences
Elementary, Grades K-5
Family Audiences
High School/Young Adult
Middle, Grades 6-8
Preschool
Story Types:Character Education
Folk Tales/Fairy Tales/Fables/Tall Tales
Holidays
Literary
Multicultural
Original
Travel:Yes
Workshops using Storytelling:For Students