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Click the following link to request a time to attend a paid performance at the Festival. (Open to Grades 3-12)

Timpanogos Storytelling Festival Onsite School Performance Form

What does my school receive?

Students between grades 3-12 have an opportunity to hear two different award-winning storytellers from around the nation perform for thirty minutes each in a large performance spaces at the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival on September 5 or 6, 2019. There is no cost for participating schools, but schools are responsible for their transportation to and from the Festival site.

Festival storytellers come from all over the United States and the UK. They include Grammy winners, NPR and PBS contributors, and published authors. These storytellers have performed in some of the most prestigious venues in America including the Kennedy Center, Smithsonian, and Getty Center.

PLEASE NOTE: The Timpanogos Storytelling Festival has moved to a new location at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi in order to better meet the needs of attendees. Please plan your travel based on the new location. Details about parking and a map will be provided with your Festival information.

Participating schools will receive all of the program’s storytelling resources including:

Easily adaptable lesson plans

(click here to see the lesson plans)

designed to help your students produce their own original, five-minute stories—Developed by a faculty member at Brigham Young University, all lesson plans are aligned with state standards. State standards are identified and labeled, making it easy to identify learning objectives for each activity. There are two sets of lesson plans available, one for lower grades and one for upper grades. Lesson plans for junior high and high school audiences are coming soon.

An Introduction to Storytelling CD with a variety of professional stories for each classroom—These CDs can be used to orient teachers about storytelling and also as a classroom resource to inspire and teach students.

A Make It, Tell It, Write It: A Donald Davis Approach to Unlocking Stories DVD for each school to be used as a storytelling resource—This DVD was created with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Master storyteller Donald Davis, featured on the DVD, is considered one of the nation’s foremost storytellers and is one of the program’s participating storytellers this year.

What does my school need to do?
1. Participate in the program, then report back to Timpanogos Storytelling regarding its effectiveness.
2. Schedule and coordinate your Festival visit with Timpanogos Storytelling.

How do I get my school involved?
This program is open to grades 3-12 from public and charter schools throughout the state of Utah. If your school is interested in participating in the program and attending the 2018 Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, please fill out the following

Timpanogos Storytelling Festival Onsite School Performance Form

to Requests a time to attend the Festival. Applications are handled in a first-come, first-served basis.

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Additional Storytelling Programs for All Utah Schools

Thanks to generous sponsors, we are able to provide the opportunity to schools that are not interested or able to participate in the Storytelling in the Classroom program to still watch professional storytellers. Timpanogos Storytelling typically subsidizes these programs by over 50% of their cost. Schools pay $1 per person to attend a Festival event or $350 for one assembly and $500 for two assemblies during the Festival week.

Click the following link to request a time to attend a paid performance at the Festival. (Open to Grades 3-12)

Timpanogos Storytelling Festival Onsite School Performance Form


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