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Lona Bartlett - Storyteller, Puppeteer, Educator & Speaker

Lona Bartlett - Storyteller, Puppeteer, Educator & Speaker

Lona Bartlett is a performance artist, storyteller, puppeteer and educator at schools, libraries, conferences, churches, festivals, corporate and special events. Degrees in education and a small town upbringing in the Catskill Mountains open a gateway to a long list of presentations. No matter the

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Professional Development:Using Puppets and Storytelling to Build Literacy and Communication Skills


Program Description

Learn how to use puppets to increase literacy in multiple areas and develop language skills.

Learn proper puppet manipulation of several types of puppets and how to help students to imporve development of fine motor skills.

Learn to use movement and voice to communicate feelings and ideas and build confidence in public speaking.

Those taking part in this workshop will use several types of


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Program Detail

Program type: Professional Development
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Multi-discipline, Puppetry, Storytelling, Theater
Cultural Origin: Multicultural, Other
Subject: English, Language Arts, Literacy, Other, Theatre Arts
Population Served Teachers
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Year round

Available times:

To fit  your schedule


I come to you.

Fees / Ticketing:

One hour: $400

Two hours: $650

Three hours: $800

Four hours: $900

Full Day: Call for pricing


NC Standard Course of Study:

Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

NC Essential Standards:

C.1 Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.

AE.1 Understand how to design technical theatre components,such as costumes, sets, props,
makeup, lighting, and sound.

A.1 Analyze literary texts and performances.


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

Cancellation Policy

$200 cancellation fee