Joyce Slater, Storyteller

Touring Artist Roster, Missouri
Teaching Artist Roster, Missouri
MAAA Roster for South Central Region

Stories! Art! Music! Laughter! Welcome to the vibrant world of storyteller Joyce Slater. Since 1996 Joyce has led audiences on a magic path through the realm of folktales, fairy tales, ghost stories, personal narratives and more.

As a teaching artist, Joyce revels in the exploration of creativity of both students and teachers. She is listed on the MidAmerica Arts Alliance Touring Roster and the Missouri Arts Council Roster. Joyce is also the Executive Director of the River and Prairie Storyweavers and the Artistic Director of the KC Storytelling Festival.

Joyce has been active as a Storyteller since 1989. She is a member of the River and Prairie Storyweavers, a storytelling guild in Kansas City. She has served as the Artistic Director of KC Storytelling Celebration, a storytelling festival sponsored by Maple Woods Community College. She served on the board of the National Storytelling Network for five years.

Joyce tells stories to a wide variety of audiences, preschool through adult with stories appropriate for each group. She also teaches storytelling to adults and children.

Check out her programs, performances, workshops, in-services and assemblies for preschoolers to elders in Libraries • Preschools • Elementary through High School • Retirement communities and nursing homes • Community centers • Festivals • Churches • Special events