About the artist
Sherry Norfolk is an award-winning storyteller, author and teaching artist, performing, and leading residencies and professional development workshops nationally and internationally. As a performing artist, she is a dynamic storyteller, telling well-crafted and age-appropriate folktales from around the world. As a teaching artist, she uses storytelling as a strategy for teaching preK-12th grade curriculum. Sherry is co-editor with Lyn Ford of Storytelling Strategies for Reaching and Teaching Children with Special Needs, and with Jane Stenson of The Storytelling Classroom series (four books that explore rigorous, standards-based storytelling strategies for learning across the curriculum). A Kennedy Center Teaching Artist, a Wolf Trap Teaching Artist, and Adjunct Professor at Lesley University, Sherry is a recognized leader in integrating learning through storytelling. She joined the Arts for Learning Indiana roster in February 2021.