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Story of Storytelling

Posted on: Feb 27 2017 by admin

“The Story of Storytelling”
With Isabell Monk O’Conner

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 – 7pm

Please Join us at this wonderful program with, professional actor and master Storyteller, Isabell Monk O’Connor.

For as long as humans have been able to speak we have been telling stories. We tell them through novels, poetry, paintings, and song. From prehistoric cave paintings that tell the story of their lives to the Grim brother’s fairytales, stories are what entertain and inform us. Isabell Monk O’Connor will share more about the history of storytelling and tell some wonderful stories as well.

The cost of the event is $2.00 for Non-RCHS Members/Free for Members. Pre-registration is not required but appreciated.

This event is held in the Rice County Historical Society’s Carlander Family Room. For more information about the even call the RCHS museum at 507-332-2121.


From Internet Movie Database: Isabell Monk

“Isabell Monk [O’Conner] has been seen on many stages in addition to her filmwork. Broadway: Execution of Justice, The Gospel at Colonus; Mabou Mines: The Warrior Ant, King Lear (as Gloucester); The New York Shakespeare Festival; Arena Stage; American Repertory Theatre; The Kennedy Center; Actors Theatre of Louisville; European tour: The Gospel at Colonus; Carnegie Hall; Mixed Blood Theatre: Cut Flowers; The Children’s Theatre Company: A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings She has also been awarded several prestigous honors: McKnight Fellow, Fox Fellow, Obie Award, Helen Hayes Award Nominee, Drama Desk Award, Parent’s Choice Honoree for Family. Aside from her acting, Monk is the author of several children’s books…’Hope’ and ‘Family’, picture books for children published by Carolrhoda Books; she also participates in “Creative Storytelling,” public school residency programs. As a teacher, she participates in Neighborhood Bridge at The Children’s Theatre Company and Book Buddies at the Guthrie.