Illinois Storyteller Profile

 

Name:Niemi, Loren
Company Name:
Address:616 West 53rd St, #415
City:Minneapolis
State:MN
Zip:55406
Telephone:651-271-6349
Tollfree:
Email:niemistory@aol.com
Website:www.storytelling.org/niemi

Bio:Loren Niemi is a storyteller of philosophically nuanced original and traditional tales. He frequently performs at Fringe Festivals, theaters, cabarets, churches and corporate events. He teaches a wide variety of storytelling workshops ranging from the craft of making stories to the use of stories in advocacy messaging and brand development. He also produces storytelling event and coaches/directs other performers/business and organizational presenters.

Loren is an Adjunct Faculty member of Metro State University's Theater program, and the University of St. Thomas Executive Leadership Institutes. If that isn't enough to keep him busy, he is a published poet ("Coyote Flies Coach") and the author of critically acclaimed books on creating story - "The New Book of Plots" (Parkhurst Brothers) and co-author with Elizabeth Ellis of "Inviting the Wolf In: Thinking About Difficult Stories" (August House). Loren was a 2016 recipient of the National Storytelling Network's Lifetime Achievement award.
Age Groups:Adult Audiences
High School/Young Adult
Middle, Grades 6-8
Story Types:Folk Tales/Fairy Tales/Fables/Tall Tales
Ghost/Scary
Healing/Therapy
Humor
Multicultural
Original
Travel:Yes
Workshops using Storytelling:For Business/Corporate Groups
For Educators
For Storytellers
For Students