Performance with Young Audiences WNY: Lorna Czarnota’s “This World of Ours: Stories from Many Cultures”
Friday, November 7, 2014, 6 pm
Join storyteller Lorna Czarnota as she presents tales from many different cultures, including stories from countries such as China, Ireland, Africa, the Middle East, America, and others.
Lorna Czarnota is a long-time storyteller, author, and musician who has delighted audiences in schools, libraries, museums, conferences, and festivals throughout the United States, Canada, and Ireland, using traditional and original tales. She specializes in Celtic and Scottish lore, history, creative writing, and healing stories.
Czarnota holds a Master’s of Science in special education, a Bachelor’s of Science in creative studies for young children, and a certification in trauma counseling from the University at Buffalo. She is a national leader in the use of storytelling with at-risk youth.
Czarnota is the recipient of the 2006 ORACLE Award from the National Storytelling Network; the 2005 Volunteer of the Year Award from Hopevale, Inc.; and the Gerald Calabrese Award for Excellence in Special Education. She was nominated as a Univera and United Way Community Hero.
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