7 Madison Ave.
Rochester, NH 03867
H. (603) 335-1760
Joanne is a resident of Rochester, NH. She is a veteran teacher, seamstress, and costume designer, and has been telling stories professionally since 1996. She has an MA in the Creative Arts in Education from Lesley University. She is a member of the Seacoast Storytellers, the NH Storytelling Alliance, and LANES (League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling). The material she uses in her performances is often original, sometimes traditional, and always fun. She is the host of “Storytelling in the Pantry”, held on the 2nd Friday of the month from November to June at The Portable Pantry in Rochester, and “Right Between the Ears” on Rochester’s Metrocast Channel 12. She is available to perform at parties, schools, libraries, museums, festivals, or anywhere that someone wants to hear a good story.
Video produced by Metrocast Channel 12
Her CD Lemmetellya! New Twists on Old Tales is a collection of folk and fairy tales that have been given new life with Joanne’s unique brand of wry humor. “Very inventive! (Her) voice work is delightful, crisp, fitting the characters as snugly as Puss’ boots.” Michael Parent, storyteller, Portland, ME.