With her sparkling eyes, dancing hands, and honey-sweet Southern accent, Betty Ann enthralls students with stories based on her own travels and the journeys of immigrants who came to America in search of a better life. These personal stories and folktales are priceless treasures that chronicle family history, transmit values, and preserve memories for future generations. Betty Ann can customize her story selections to suit your needs.
Note: Pair this program for older students with Let’s Go…Around the World with Stories (for younger audiences) by scheduling both programs on the same day for the two back-to-back price.
Betty Ann Wylie
Born into the storytelling tradition of the Deep South, where she was entertained and nurtured by the captivating stories of her parents and grandparents, Betty Ann Wylie developed a life-long love of books, oral tradition, and storytelling.
A founding member of the Southern Order of Storytellers, Wylie is acclaimed for her mesmerizing performances filled with stories, poetry, songs, and audience participation. She performs extensively at festivals and schools, in corporate settings, for civic and religious groups, and in libraries and museums.
In 2000, she received the Outstanding Alumna Award for Distinguished Career from the Agnes Scott College Alumnae Association. She also has recorded two CDs of stories, the Parents' Choice award-winning Mother Goose from Morning Till Night and Pass It On: A Storyteller's Journey, for older listeners.
3, 4, 5
Table; 2 chairs; drinking water
Single Assembly: $260
Two Back To Back Assemblies: $405
Three Back To Back Assemblies: $530
Four Back To Back Assemblies: $635