Ingrid is an Interactive Theater and Storytelling performance artist and a featured performer for over a decade. Her hundreds of in person venues in PA and NJ include festivals, fairs, schools, camps, and libraries. Becoming a team member for Youth Standing Strong Camp in 2021 was equally rewarding in her storytelling career. Ingrid is Patchwork’s Treasurer. Her mission is to empower, educate, and entertain her respective audiences.
The Big Tellabration Celebration
Patchwork presents The Big Tellabration Celebration, a spectacular showcase of stories and storytelling, featuring the amazing talents of stalwart practitioners and members of the community-at-large on Sunday, November 19 at 3 PM at The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street, Phila., PA. Suggested: $15/pp* with Pay-What-You-Can options to allow for greatest accessibility for all.
Running Time: ~120 minutes.
Light refreshments. Recommended for adult audiences.
Immerse yourself in the magic of storytelling as talented tellers weave enchanting narratives in diverse ways that will leave you spellbound. From folktales to personal anecdotes to song and more, each unique story will take you on a journey of discovery, evoking a range of emotions and broadened insights.
Whether you're a fan of traditional tales or modern narratives, this event promises to entertain and inspire. Bring your friends and family along to experience the joy and wonder of live storytelling. Get ready to laugh, cry, and be moved by the power of words.
Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to experience The Big Tellabration Celebration, an unforgettable afternoon of storytelling.
With tasty treats for the ears, eyes, heart, mind, and belly—and an enthusiastic crowd, it's sure to be a good time.
Sunday, November 19
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4014 Walnut Street
Suggested Donation: $15/pp
—a black folk tale retold by Paul D. Best
—a personal tale shared by Nancy Taylor
—a choreopoem created and performed by Tiffani Dean
—a folktale retold by Ingrid Bohn
—a stylized personal memoir told by Jay Kuklinski
—a soulful medley of poems by Olivia Backal-Balik
—a monologue created and told by Mark B. Knight
—original music and folksy tunes by the newfound trio featuring Zack Tridico with Olivia Backal-Balik and Lainey Bein
—a black trickster tale retold by Gabriele Preston
—based on a folktale, adapted and retold by Denise McCormack
The Rotunda, located in Philadelphia, PA, is a community-gathering place that is fueled by the belief that art is a catalyst for social change and that the arts can lead to the formation of meaningful partnerships between our parent organization the University of Pennsylvania, and surrounding neighborhoods. Over 300 events are offered every year, including live music, film, spoken word, theater, art, dance, education, youth programs, arts incubation, and various experimental genres. As an alcohol-free venue, The Rotunda provides a critical social alternative for all ages. At its core, The Rotunda is a shared space fostering learning, enrichment, and community support while empowering the public to present, produce, and promote their work.
Patchwork Storytelling Guild is a member-supported 501c3 non-profit organization serving the needs of the Philadelphia Metro area, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the Delaware Valley, and beyond.
We strive to provide a forum for storytellers and to promote the art of storytelling through community outreach related to the practice, performance, and value of storytelling. Patchwork offers: monthly story swaps, coaching sessions, performance opportunities... and more.