"A unique artist possessing one of the most exciting storytelling talents seen in America"
fyi. Honolulu, HI



Celebrating 30 years of Innovation, Education, & Entertainment in Story Arts

A Telling Experience
goes to China in 2014
Pana Wakke Tours

Disney Institute, Orlando, FL
Indian Creek School, Marion, IA
Storytellers' Compass @ Timpanogos, UT

A featured teller at the National Storytelling Festival and festivals across the country and abroad from Hong Kong to the Czech Republic; Master Storyteller for the Disney Institute at Walt Disney World; a National Storytelling Network Circle of Excellence storyteller, David Novak is

From the concert hall to the early childhood classroom, the university seminar to the company meeting room, David Novak creates experiences to entertain imagination, engage emotion, and discover common ground. His storytelling is highly interactive, live, and immediate. On stage, he ranges across myth and memoir in dynamic solo performances. In his family concerts, generations gather around a virtual storytellers' fire. His works for youth spark creativity while making connections across culture. His standards-based school programs explore patterns in narrative and creative story-making. His consulting clients identify their core narrative, using storytelling as a tool for program development, values clarification and improved working relationships. As a one-on-one coach, David helps writers and performers fully develop new works. His extensive repertory ranges from The Epic of Gilgamesh to compelling memoir to The Heroic Climb of Itsy Bitsy Spider.

In a single tour, David entertains theatre-goers, educates students, advises corporate clients, and coaches creative artists. Contact him now.


David's residencies directly address competency goals in the Arts and English, and core concepts in Science for Inquiry, Systems, Order, Change and Constancy as they explore the natural world for ancient patterns that create new stories.
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