Sheila Arnold – Internationally Renowned Storyteller
355 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
Come celebrate Black History month with Sheila Arnold, internationally renowned storyteller at the Franklin County Main Library. She will be performing three unique 1-hour shows beginning at 11AM. Attend one or attend all, no reservations needed.
Sheila Arnold currently resides in Hampton, VA. She is a Professional Storyteller, Character Interpreter and Teaching Artist. Through her company, History’s Alive! Sheila has provided storytelling programs, historic character presentations, Christian monologues, dramatic/creative writing workshops, professional development for educators and inspirational/motivational speeches at schools, churches, libraries, professional organizations and museums. She has 2 books: a picture book, “Weeping Willow, or, Why the Leaves Change their Colors”, and an historical fiction using biblical persons, “David’s Mighty Man: Benaiah”.
Sheila has been a featured Storyteller at several Storytelling Festivals: National Storytelling Festival;Paris Storytelling Festival; Connecticut Storytelling Festival; Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival and many more. Ms. Sheila, what she is commonly called, has also presented Professional Development sessions, Storytelling Programs and Character Presentations at educational conferences.
Christian Monologues are another area where Sheila has shown her talent for presentation, research and message. She wrote and produced the full-length play, “And the Women Were There”, which focuses on 7 women who followed Jesus, and received local acclaim for this work.