Mark Binder

Mark Binder* has performed in parking lots and basements, in theaters, at festivals, pubs, churches, synagogues, nightclubs and schools around the world. 

His repertoire includes original and traditional folktales, stories from Izzy Abrahmson's Village Life, and what he calls…

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Christopher Johnson

Christopher Johnson is the recipient of the 2018 Rhode Island State Council of the Arts Fellowship for Playwriting. He is also a finalist for the 2018 for the McColl Johnson Fellowship, freelance writer, poet and an award-winning spoken word artist.. 

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Jackson Gillman

Sparkling with energy, wit and whimsy, Jackson Gillman, the "Stand-Up Chameleon" magically transforms into a wide array of colorful characters.  Participatory song, dance, mime and sign language are often incorporated in his storytelling -- whatever works best to bring any…

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Valerie Tutson

Valerie Tutson graduated from Brown University with a self-designed major, Storytelling As a Communication’s Art, and a Masters in Theatre.  Valerie received an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Rhode Island College. She has received numerous awards for her work,…

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Marlon Carey

Marlon Carey is a Poet , Educator, Actor, Communicator and Entertainer. He has been writing and performing for most of his life. He has published books, produced hiphop CDs, been in plays and short films and facilitated workshops. He was…

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PVD Art, Culture and Tourism Project Grant Award!

The City of Providence's Department of Art, Culture and Tourism (ACT), has awarded a development project grant to Christopher Johnson and Mark Binder a devised theater piece called, “The F-Word.”

The F-Word is about friendship," said…

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A few recent videos…

Here are videos from the StoryFest 22 and from Two Guys Project at Slater Mill National park…




Scituate Story Project gets Grant Funding

In collaboration with the Hope Library Association, the RI Council for the Humanities has awarded a $2,000 mini grant for the Scituate Story Project with Christopher Johnson and Mark Binder.

Beginning July 6, on Thursday evenings in July and August…

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Lynnette Braxton

Lynnette Braxton (Ms. Lynn), a Louisiana native, is an actress, educator, and storyteller. She has performed multicultural and inspirational stories in diverse venues ranging from local basement churches to international stages. She is the author of Thanks for the

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Loren Neimi

Loren Niemi told his first formal story in first grade to the disapproval of Sister Mary Margaret and has been at it, more or less nonstop, since then. For the last 40 years, he has been an innovative professional storyteller…

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