Linda Spitzer, Storyteller
Lake Worth, Florida

Have Stories---Will Travel!

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Linda Spitzer- Storybag

  • Master's Degree in Storytelling, 15 years experience as a professional storyteller

  • Ten years as the Biltmore Hotel's Storyteller

  • Author of 3 stories published in Sandspun, Florida Stories by Florida Storytellers

  • Selected as Regional Storyteller at National Storytelling Conference 2000

  • Appearances at many Churches, Temples and Jewish Day Schools in Florida & Georgia

  • Over 15 years experience as a professional storyteller

  • Available for School Shows, Nature Centers, Scouts, Holidays, Halloween, Camps, Bookfairs, Festivals, Adult organizations, Family gatherings, birthday parties for toddlers to seniors and everyone in between.

  • Workshops in storytelling and school residencies available

  • Workshops using storytelling in the curriculum

  • Workshops in making scrungee puppets

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Storytelling Programs Available

  • Voices From Other Cultures. African, Asian, Hispanic, Jewish and Native American stories. Fun and Educational.

  • Earth Friendly Tales. Tales to create a better understanding of peace, justice and our environment told with puppets and magic.

  • Tiny Tot Tales. Puppets, flannel board, magic and audience participation entertain the youngest listeners in a funloving presentation.

  • Tales for Black History Month. Enchanting story of an African boy who saved his village from slavery and other African stories to promote cultural pride.

  • The Moral of the Story--tales from many cultures that promote character education using audience participation, puppets, magic and story theater.

  • I Remember Minna-an original dramatic presentation of Holocaust stories based on real lives .Appropriate for listeners age 10-adult for this compelling and unforgettable 35-45 minute presentation.

  • Stories of Peace and Justice-stories to build community spirit, pass on wisdom and values of society.

  • Matzah Ball Soup Stories. Jewish heritage and tradition is brought to life with tales from Linda Spitzer's Magical Storybag. I use puppets and group participation to get children excited about Jewish traditions.

    • Toddler Tales. Mitzvah tales &"Mishahgas" using puppets, magic, flannelboard & lots of audience join-ins.

    • School Age Enchanting tales highlighting Tzedakah, Torah, Shabbat, Israel and Holidays & Chesed using puppets and story theater.

    • Holocaust Tales on request for 3rd grade & up dealing with tolerance & prejudice .

    • Jewish Tales of Wit and Wisdom

    • Delightful, insightful heartwarming and often humorous stories for adults.

  • Workshops in all phases of storytelling available for students, parents and teachers

Comments and Reviews

"Linda captured the hearts of our students with a thoughtful selection of stories by her dramatic delivery." Gulliver private school

"Your stories took us into the countries and lives of Jews long ago." Aviva Hadassah

"The tales she tells range from fun and entertaining to tales that deliver powerful messages about the earth today." Naturalist Don Campbell, Dagger Wing Nature Center

"The interaction between Linda and the children was magical. They probably didn't realize the wonderful lessons they were learning about being a mensch." Karen Simmonds, Ed. Dir.Temple Solel

"Her storytelling is filled with energy and animation."Miami Herald"

"You kept all ages engrossed in your stories. They were absolutely amazing." Aley Sheer, program director, Temple Sinai

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Even ghosts like ghost stories!
Even ghosts like ghost stories!

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