Campfire Freedom Tales
Master Storyteller Luisah Teish
Luisah Teish is internationally known for her original renditions of African, African-American and African Caribbean folktales. She has served as the Storytelling Director of Stagebridge Inter-generational Theatre ( 2001-2003)and the past Artistic Director of Word Conjurors African-American Storytelling Association(1993-96).
She has performed at the National Association for the Preservation and Presentation of Storytelling in Jonesborough Tenn. She has also performed at the Galaxy Theater in Auckland, New Zealand, La Casa de la Poesia in Caracas, Venezuela, as well as the Oakland Museum.
She is presently the director of Dahomey Royal Design House/ASE Theater.
She is a keynote speaker, workshop leader and events planner. She is the author of Jambalaya: The Natural Woman’s Book of Personal Charms and Practical Rituals, and several magazine articles (Ms. Essence, Yoga Journal).
Ms. Teish teaches spiritual autobiography, eco- mythology and ritual theater,
at community and university theaters worldwide.
Presently Ms. Teish serves as a conductor on the Overground Railroad
which is dedicated to the abolition of slavery wherever it exists, in all its forms.