Valerie Tutson is a multiple award-winning storyteller who has been performing in schools, churches, libraries, festivals and conferences since 1991. She draws her stories from around the world with an emphasis on African traditions. Her repertoire includes stories and songs she learned in her travels to South Africa, her experiences in West Africa and stories from African American history. She is a gradute of Brown University where she earned a Masters degree in theater arts and a BA in her self-designed major of Storytelling as a Communications Art.
Valerie Tutson is an energetic, dynamic performer who leaves the room vibrating when she exits. Her voice, facial expressions, and dance movements make her presentation a delight for children and adults. Her stories range from humorous to frightening to plain fun– and they kept the attention of a challenging audience (spanning from about a year and a half to seventy-five).
Valerie Tutson’s tales take the audience on a voyage. She’s refreshing…enthusiastic…and intriguing. The audience (young and old) absolutely loved her!!