Specialty: Historical, Chautauqua, & Traditional Tales
From “A Storyteller’s Tour of the Louvre” in Paris to a campfire in the mountains of North Carolina, from the Historic Sandwich Illinois Opera House to an International Conference on Wetlands Conservation in Washington D.C., Brian “Fox” Ellis has been regaling audiences for more than 35 years. Since 1980 Fox has been touring the world as a performer and educator. Through stories and song, myth and poetry, Fox brings the world to your school, library, festival or conference. He is a dynamic teller who, in a warmly entertaining manner, captures what is most life-affirming and beautiful in the human experience.
In a well-researched, interactive performance Fox portrays the movers and shakers of history, literature, art, and science:
Explore the world of molecules and wooly mammoths, go birding with Audubon, sail the globe with Darwin or gaze deep within the genetic code of the pea that changed the world.
POETRY AND LITERATURE:
Celebrate the power of the word to change the world!
THREE FRIENDS OF LINCOLN:
Fox portrays three different friends of Abraham Lincoln to give you a more intimate view of our favorite president:
CIVIL WAR STORIES:
To commemorate The Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, Fox offers diverse programs that explore different aspects of the war from several points of view:
A NATIVE AMERICAN’S PERSPECTIVE:
So often native people are left out of our history books. Fox illuminates these important stories highlighting Native Voices.
Travel new trails with the men who blazed them:
Exploring the wilderness of the Soul: