STORYTELLER | TEACHING ARTIST

 SPEAKER | AUTHOR | COACH

Photo by Mike Levad, Twin Birch Studios

Making learning fun since 2001. 

Katie Knutson is a Professional Storyteller based in Minneapolis, Minnesota who travels the world to tell stories and lead workshops. Katie provides:

  • Performances for Young People, including school assemblies and library programs that focus on early literacy skills and character education,

  • Performances for Adults and Teens that include never-intended-for-children folktales, social justice stories and personal tales,

  • Professional Development Workshops for Teachers, Librarians, Artists and Businesspeople who want to effectively use Storytelling in their Work,  

  • Storytelling Coaching for those looking to work on specific stories, either as a group or one-on-one, and

  • Storytelling and Drama Residencies for schools who want to make learning fun, develop literacy and critical thinking skills, address state/national standards, create excitement about writing or public speaking, and train teachers to integrate the arts into their classrooms. 

Special Thanks to Northlands Storytelling Network for the grant that helped Katie be a featured performer at Tales on the Island: The International Storytelling Festival in Sharjah (United Arab Emirates). 

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"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination encircles the world." 
         ~Albert Einstein

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© 2018 by KATIE KNUTSON and RIPPLING STORIES.