A twenty-year veteran of performing stories, Cris likes best to tell the old ones. Folktales of those who solve the problem–and save the day–with their wits. She has performed at the Stone Soup and Lehigh Valley Festivals, and is celebrating 11 years of telling for summer reading programs in her native western New York state.
About Cris Riedel
From Cris's Commentarysummer kids are remarkable July 17, 2015
Who doesn’t worry that the stories chosen will fit with the audience? For a hero tale I chose The Giant With No Heart– a good fifteen-minute tale. Concerned for the youngest listeners, and I shouldn’t have worried. Even a two-year-old followed intently! From a mom: The storytelling program was a great time! I love how … Continue reading summer kids are remarkableMore stories, please July 4, 2015
August 15th in Hammondsport there will be stories-with Motoko and Eshu Bumpus! That’s the same day as the craft festival, do come for the many arts. The festival is now not-for-profit; expenses for that were draining. Please come support Finger Lakes Storytelling! Kids free at 1 pm, headline performance at 7pm for $10, both at … Continue reading More stories, pleaseWELCOME! June 11, 2015
Welcome to the new Stories Connect! I’m heroically getting this summer’s program together. First show is Dansville Public Library, July 7 at 1 pm. Heroes were harder to identify and locate than I thought. Unexpected ones, now that’s a bunch of characters for me.