Illinois Storyteller Profile

 

Name:Carleton, Jess
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City:Chicago
State:IL
Zip:60640
Telephone:(847) 877-5019
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Email:carleton.jess@gmail.com

Bio:Jessica Honor Carleton has been storytelling professionally for over 15 years. Her programs range from telling folktales for young children to personal stories for adult audiences.

Jessica graduated cum laude from Northwestern University, with degrees in Theatre and Creative Writing for the Media. Since then, she has worked as a storyteller and actor in the Chicago area, performing at schools, libraries and festivals, as well as theater companies like Piven and the Goodman.

Jessica is the senior writer and original ensemble member on Green Screen Adventures, a children’s television show that adapts and performs the writing of elementary school students to encourage literacy. You can check out a sample of her storytelling on the show at: http://greenscreenadventures.tv/videos/index.php?video=124158
Age Groups:Adult Audiences
Elementary, Grades K-5
Family Audiences
High School/Young Adult
Middle, Grades 6-8
Preschool
Story Types:Bible/Spiritual/Sacred
Bilingual
Character Education
Folk Tales/Fairy Tales/Fables/Tall Tales
Healing/Therapy
Holidays
Humor
Literary
Multicultural
Myths
Original
With Magic
With Music
With Puppets/Props
With Song
Travel:Yes
Workshops using Storytelling:For Educators
For Storytellers
For Students