Diane Macklin, Storyteller

  • About the Artist:

    Master Storyteller, Diane Macklin has dedicated over two decades to the art of storytelling and listening. She engages audiences with a dynamic, theatrical style, blending her background as a certified educator, writer, and cultural mediator. She has performed from MA to CA for venues such as the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Florida Storytelling Festival, National Storytelling Festival’s Exchange Place, and a host of schools, libraries, museums, and other venues. She won the Jackie Torrence Tall Tale Contest for the National Association of Black Storytellers’ Festival (2018); the Maryland State Arts Council Apprenticeship Award with Mama Linda Goss, co-founder of NABS (2014); plus the Taft Museum’s Robert S. Duncanson Artist-in-Residence (2013). She invests in storytelling's ancient power to transform, heal, and spark the imagination. As a performer, keynote presenter, and teaching artist, Diane aims to “Make a Difference, One Story at a Time!”

    Category:

    • Theater
    • Writers

    Type of Programs Offered

    • residency
    • assembly
    • virtual
    • Succotash Tales

      Description:

      A delicious blend of tales that stir up wit, wisdom, and humor for a delightful stew of American stories with African roots.

      Appropriate Grade Levels:
      PreK-9

      Curriculum Connections

      This program is offered as:

      • residency
    • Fables Rule!

      Description:

      Celebrate classic tales with a unique twist, honoring an ancient tradition of living and learning through stories, bubbling over with valuable lessons. Fables are "the food of the ear" that nourishes the mind and heart.

      Appropriate Grade Levels:
      PreK-9

      Curriculum Connections

      STEM focused fables available – commissioned by Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning

      This program is offered as:

      • assembly
    • Small Wonders and Stupendous Feats

      Description:

      Enjoy marvelous tales of unlikely heroes that defy the impossible through kindness, friendship, and courage.

      Appropriate Grade Levels:
      PreK-9

      Curriculum Connections

      This program fits within anti-bullying programming. The focus is upon problem solving and the qualities of a s/hero.

      This program is offered as:

      • virtual
    • Booking Details

      Program Costs:

      Fees: Single $475
      Back-to-back $675 plus mileage
      MSAC AiE, AiR, Touring Roster funds available

      Additional Notes:

      Live and Pre-Recorded Virtual Programs and Residencies Available. Pricing Varies.

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  • Name or Art Agency:
    Diane Macklin
    Email:
    [email protected]
    Phone:
    (703) 966-7957
    State / County:
    Maryland

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