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Naomi Steinberg

Naomi Steinberg

 Artist and storyteller Naomi Steinberg has over 20 years experience performing traditional folk and fairytales with diverse communities in contexts such as schools, theatres, forests, festivals and conferences. In addition to her own practice, from 2009 -2014 she was the Artistic Director of the Vancouver Society of Storytelling. (

As an educator, Naomi has been Artist in Residence for the Vancouver School Board in 2006/7 as well as 2007/8; four times awarded an Artist in Classroom Residency through Arts Starts in Schools (2008, 2013, 2016, 2019); contracted by Simon Fraser University for the 2013/14 school year as storyteller and research assistant in an outdoor school in Maple Ridge. Additionally, she has created and facilitated workshops for (eg): MOSAIC, EcoTrust, the European Parliament, International Association of Business Communicators, Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Youth Family Services Society.

She uses movement, clown, contemplation, and vocal dynamics to enhance storytelling performance, all while encouraging awareness of the planet, intercultural sensitivity, and the inclusion of diverse learning styles.

Recently, Naomi went around the planet without taking an airplane, carrying the story of Goosefeather with her. In June 2020, she published a book about the experience.

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