Pam Faro

Since 1988, Pam Faro has earned her living by offering top-quality storytelling performances and workshops. From the symphonic stage of the Colorado Music Festival to city-wide literacy programs in Phoenix to canoe trips down Colorado’s rivers, from district-wide teacher inservices to arts festivals with audiences numbering many hundreds, Colorado storyteller Pam Faro has performed and taught throughout the West and beyond; including schools, libraries, churches and theaters from Chicago to Aspen, from New Orleans and Phoenix to Jackson Hole. She was chosen to represent the seven-state Western Region at the 1992 National Storytelling Festival Exchange Place in Jonesborough, Tennessee.  She serves as a consultant/workshop-leader in using storytelling in ministry settings, in addition to her work as a performer/entertainer and an educator.


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Explore: Cultural Arts, Literary Arts, Professional Development, Storytelling, Folk, Latino, Vocal, Writing


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  • No Paragraphs, Margins, or Quotation Marks!

    Workshop or Residency for grades 4th through 12th

    Just as there are many concepts, building blocks, and rules to learn in developing writing skills, there are fundamental ingredients of oral presentation skills, as well. Using story modeling, participatory exercises and games, brainstorming and group discussion, participants explore the many rich elements of the oral language of storytelling, as compared to and contrasted with the written language of literature.

  • Cuentos, Music Y Mas!

    Performance for grades K through 12th

    Pam weaves Spanish and English together in a program of fun, traditional tales that will delight and actively involve listeners, whether they speak Spanish or not!

  • Stories Near, Stories Far

    Performance for grades K through 12th

    From tried-and-true old favorites, to fresh new discoveries, Pam draws from her repertoire of worldwide folktales to tailor a program for your school, group, or event. She weaves music and Spanish into many of her lively, original retellings of traditional tales.

  • Looking for Grandpa’s Island

    Performance for grades 4th through 12th

    Family roots, cultural heritage, faraway lands…these are recurring themes and interests for many here in America, the land of immigrants. “Looking for Grandpa’s Island” is the true story of Pam’s search for the Norwegian island that her grandfather, and her family name, came from.

  • Uncle Olaus Survives the Titanic

    Performance for grades 4th through 12th

    Pam tells the dramatic, true story of her great-uncle who was on the Titanic. This richly layered story of immigration, adventure, homesteading, friendship, and survival is an hour long, so please schedule a 75-minute slot for the story and Q&A.