Written by Cara Goger–
MARIPOSA — Making his fourth appearance at the Mariposa County Arts Council’s Storytelling Festival, gifted storyteller David Novak just had to be part of producer/ director, Marilyn Rudzik’s line-up for the 30th Mariposa Storytelling Festival’s Grand Finale Celebration, scheduled for Mar. 10 – 12.
“Storyteller David Novak is an on-stage wizard, spinning his tales with wild creativity, intelligence, and wit. He is highly prized for his ability to use his voice, facial expressions and body to bring ancient tales, classic myths, and original stories to life and enthrall audiences of all ages.” Rapid River Magazine
Come join David and our five other master storytellers for an unforgettable Finale Party of captivating stories, music, laughter, and wonderful, warm and relaxing fun, as we put this gem of a festival to bed.
Now finishing a two-week storytelling tour in China, David — an award-winning storyteller, author and actor — has performed on the main stage at the nation’s and the world’s top storytelling festivals, captivating thousands of children in classrooms around the country. A former Master Storyteller for the Disney Institute, David’s love of storytelling in inescapable.
Friday and Saturday’s events take place at Mariposa County High School; Sunday’s Pancake Brunch and Grand Finale Stories will be held at the Mariposa Senior Center.
Tickets for the Mariposa Storytelling Festival may be purchased online at www.mariposaartscouncil.org, or by contacting the Mariposa County Arts Council at (209) 966-3155 or (800) 903-9936 for more information.
The MARIPOSA COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL, INC. is an incorporated not-for-profit organization, created to promote and support all forms of the cultural arts, for all ages, throughout Mariposa County and is funding in part by Mariposa County, the California Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.