2021 Festival

June 4th & 5th, 2021

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s festival! We look forward to another one next June in 2022!

donna-reachingDonna Ingham will be the featured storyteller at the Spirit of Oklahoma Storytelling Festival.  She will tell on Saturday night.  Donna is a humorist and folklorist who takes the ancient art of storytelling and gives it a Texas twist to entertain audiences of all ages.  Hear tall tales, folklore, historical and personal stories told only as a Texan could – or would.

Festival Schedule

Friday, June 4

Session 1 – 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Emcee: Chester Weems

6:15  – Start signing in to Zoom.
6:30  – Music by Rosie Cutrer
6:55  – Welcome from TT President Liz Parker
7:00 – Story Concert, Oklahoma Stories
Barbara Jones, Eldrena Douma, Fred Peters, Dianne Fallis, Tony Hardman
8:00 – Story Concert, Oklahoma Spooky Stories
Rosie Cutrer, Liz Parker, Teddi Duncan, Chester Weems, Tony Hardman
9:00 – Review of Saturday programs with Eldrena Douma
9:30 – Evening concludes.

Saturday, June 5

SESSION 2 – 9:00 a.m.-Noon

8:45  – Start signing in to Zoom.
9:00  – Workshop w/Tony Hardman: Finding Your Story & Making it Your Own
(MC, Liz Parker)
10:30 – Story Swap  (MC, Eldrena Douma)
Connie Fisher, Stephanie Scott, Regina Ress, Liz Parker, Rosie Cutrer
Noon – Lunch Break

SESSION 3 – 1:00-2:00 p.m.

12:45  – Start signing in to Zoom.
1:00  – Territory Tellers General Membership Meeting

SESSION 4 – 2:30-4:00 p.m.

2:15 – Start signing in to Zoom.
2:30 – Story Swap (MC, Liz Parker)
Susan Bravo, Saniyah McGraw, Gloria Kunnapilly, Dianne Fallis, Elaine Muray

SESSION 5 – 4:30-5:30 p.m.

4:30 – Story Swap (MC, Barbara Jones)
Valerie Kimble, Brooks Myers, Rosemary Czarski, Chester Weems, Tony Hardman

SESSION 6 – 6:30-9:30 p.m.

6:15 – Start signing in to Zoom.
6:30 – Music by Fran Stallings (MC, Chester Weems)
7:00 – Recognizing Hall Duncan
7:15 – Music & Stories with David Goodroe and David Titus
8:00 – Featured Teller: Donna Ingham (MC, Eldrena Douma)
9:00 – Q & A with Donna Ingham