Laura Simms is an internationally acclaimed  storyteller, writer, and educator advocating engaged storytelling as compassionate action for personal and community transformation. In these unprecedented times of covid, climate change and increased aggression she is offering in-depth classes online, and a powerful presentation of stories that address the most pressing issues of our times with dignity, and joy.  Join her mailing list to receive updated news of events, talks, classes, books and recordings. 

Laura weaves a brilliant combination of personal narrative with fairytale and myth. Based in New York City, she continues to perform, teach, coach and give keynote addresses worldwide.

Bring Laura to your Online Platform, Theater, School or Community! Contact her here: storymentor2010@gmail.com or call 646 732 0696

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Upcoming Events

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storytelling live at Generation Women

New York is back! So excited to announce I’ll be taking the @generation_women *live stage* to perform an original story on Tuesday October 12th, 7pmET at @caveatnyc, Lower East Side. I’m telling a story on the theme: “The Other Me.” Show is also live-streamed, and 100% COVID-safe. Get tickets now in the link in my bio!

NOVEMBER 2,9,16, 23


Tuesdays 5 -7 pm EST

Laura’s new online four part class..

Braiding personal narrative into traditional stories.

Bring a story you love telling, a traditional tale and we will dig deep, explore images, find new ways to bring a story to life. write to Laura at storymentor2010@gmail.com for registration, more information and sliding scale fee.

April 1st – Storytelling ( private event)     

April 5th – Storyteller’s Book Club, UK (virtual)   

April 14th –  Beeston Tales Storytelling Club led by Tim Ralph, UK (virtual)   

Events Coming Soon

Saturday Nights – The Women’s Story Salon, facilitated by Terri Mateer

May 22nd – Better Said Then Done’s “Perfect Ten” anniversary show  

Saturdays (June-July) –  The Hans Christian Andersen Series (virtual) 

For description and registration for new online classes beginning in April 2021 please write to Laura at storymentor2010@gmail.com

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