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Harlynne Geisler

1950 -

Storyteller Harlynne Geisler is a one woman show with a cast of thousands. Since 1980 she has been collecting stories in two bags. One bag is a beautiful piece of ethnic artwork filled with hundreds of cards, each card representing a story. The other bag is her head stuffed so full of imaginative tales that if you stuck her with a fork, she'd ooze stories.

She performs these tales mainly without pictures, puppets, or props. Yet the tales come alive through her use of voice, gesture, and facial expression.

The only prop Harlynne always has with her is her string. This bit of colored yarn becomes a butterfly, a man climbing a tree, or a rocket ship-all in a matter of seconds as Harlynne skillfully manipulates the string.

She has performed from Aurora, New York, to Austin, Texas, to Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Alberta, Canada...and that's just the A list! She is listed in Who's Who in Entertainment.

Harlynne Geisler has taught storytelling and creative writing to clowns, magicians, teachers, children, college students, parents, puppeteers, librarians, seniors, and storytellers in New York, Texas, Illinois, Arizona, New Mexico, Missouri, Canada, Washington, Idaho, and California.

She was the resident storyteller for the San Diego Museum of Art in 2000 and is currently the Timken Art Museum's resident storyteller.

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April 12, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Added photos to author pages.
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