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April 30, 2014 - Storyteller Michael Parent to Appear at Clinton


Friday, April 25, 2014


Storyteller Michael Parent to Appear at Clinton


Clinton Community College is pleased to welcome storyteller Michael Parent for a performance on campus. The show will be held Wednesday, April 30 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM in the theatre of the Stafford Center for the Arts, Science and Technology on Clinton’s campus. This free performance is sponsored by the College’s Cultural Affairs Committee, and is open to the public.


Michael Parent is a native Mainer of French-Canadian descent and has performed as a storyteller and singer, in both English and French, since 1977. He has been featured at many storytelling events, including hundreds of schools and libraries, the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee, as well as international festivals in France, Austria, Ireland, England, Poland, Brazil, Costa Rica, and New Zealand.


Michael also leads storytelling, story writing, and performance workshops, and is known for his teaching abilities and a knack for creating a supportive workshop environment. He is a 1999 recipient of the National Storytelling Network's Circle of Excellence Award, and was a keynote speaker at the 2001 National Storytelling Conference in Providence, R.I. After living in Virginia for many years, Michael returned to his home state of Maine in 1998, and now resides in Portland.


For more information regarding this performance, contact David B. Graham or Debra Nelson at 562-4176.