Storytelling with Shawn
H. (603) 868-1884
Touring New England, Award Winning Storyteller, and Author, Shawn Middleton mesmerizes his audiences! With his unique style of storytelling he brings stories to life with finger puppets, sound effects, voice dramatization, pauses, rhythm, mime and hip hop dance. Children, parents, teachers, librarians, and community members will be educated, entertained and engaged. Audiences don't just listen. They sing, clap, dance, chant and roar with laughter.
With experience in early childhood education, hip-hop dance, sign language and mie, Shawn combines a dramatic flair with great passion to create a unique style of storytelling. As a professional storyteller since 2000, he has brought his genius for spinning yarns to communities from New England to California, with the goal of fostering a deep appreciation for storytelling, reading and writing.
Has delivered over 3,500 stories at schools, libraries, early learning centers, and festivals.
Has been on the Rhode Island, Maine, and New Hampshire Summer Reading Tour.
Has served as artist in residence at numerous elementary schools throughout the northeast.
Has led storytelling workshops across the region including Orlando, Florida at the National Association for the Education of Young Children 2011 Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA at the National Association for the Education of Young Children 2010 Annual Conference, and Washington D.C. at the National Association for the Education of Young Children 2009 Annual Conference.
NH Credentialing Early Childhood Master Professional, Afterschool Master Professional, Allied Professional
Member of the League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling, and a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Winner of the Parent's Choice Award 2014.