Tellabration is a worldwide celebration of storytelling that brings thousands of listeners and tellers together all over the globe throughout the month of November. Spearheaded in Connecticut by the CT Storytelling Center, this event features professional storytellers at locations around the state, including libraries, schools, retirement communities, churches, and even private homes.
At the Storyteller's Cottage, we are pleased to welcome storyteller Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti. Gwendolyn is a living history artist who portrays historical women in her shows and introduces untapped history, drawing on a wide array of primary historical resources.
At this event, Gwendolyn will portray Zora Neale Hurston, a woman of enormous talent, who rose to become one of the central figures of the Harlem Renaissance. She was an outstanding novelist, journalist, folklorist and anthropologist.
For the past 20 years Gwendolyn has engaged audiences with performances giving voice to real life accounts, struggles, self-determination and triumphs of women she portrays. Each performance is infused with her unique finger print giving an integral portrait of a historical event or person.