Mona Williams

COMMENTS FROM SCHOOLS

"Students were captivated the whole time….very positive, attentive and eager to participate. They responded to Mona's warm, funny style…. Back in the classroom students were able to retell Mona's stories and some wrote great accounts about it."

Bankstown PS, NSW

"Students were entranced by her stories."

Fairy Meadow Demonstration School, NSW

"Students really enjoyed the performance. They were engaged for the whole hour and participated enthusiastically."

Wahroonga Preparatory, NSW

Mona Williams

THE PERFORMER

Mona Williams is a vibrant, much-in-demand storyteller. She covers a vast spectrum of stories including myths, legends and heroic tales; folk, fairy and wisdom stories, fables, riddles and autobiographical adventures.

Her action-packed stories and dramatic presentations enthrall audiences of all ages.

THE PERFORMANCE

Drawing on the oral wealth of Britain, Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, the USA and the Middle East, her energetic and thought-provoking concerts incorporate song, dance, audience participation and colourful costumes.

Mona has toured extensively at Festivals, Universities and schools in Holland, Hawaii, Israel, Canada, the Middle East and more!

Born in Guyana, Mona is now a citizen of New Zealand, and a foundation vice-president of the NZ storytellers' guild and a pioneering contributor to the Glistening Waters Storytelling Festival. She has taught English at Primary and Secondary schools for fifteen years and has lectured at University level. A published author of twenty four children's books, a writer-in-residence and a former dancer, her San Francisco television storytelling programme "Roots and Branches" won an Emmy Award.

SUITABILITY:
Years K-12
DURATION:
55 minutes
COST:
$3.50 + 35c gst
MIN PER SESSION:
$500.50 ($455 + $45.50 gst if less than 130 students)