Specialty: Teaching Artist & One-Woman Shows
Milbre Burch is a GRAMMY-nominated spoken-word recording artist, internationally known storyteller, published poet and writer, produced playwright, digital storyteller and scholar. Featured at the National Storytelling Festival and at storytelling, theatre and spoken-word festivals across the US, she has also performed in Europe and Asia. A teaching artist since 1978, she has toured or taught from preschool to prison, sponsored by local, state and regional arts councils coast to coast. Milbre has released numerous, award-winning, spoken-word recordings on her label, Kind Crone Productions. Her retelling of the Jack tale, “Sop Doll,” was published in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: Fifteenth Annual Collection. With media historian Berkley Hudson, she created the archival Storytelling Project of the Cotsen Children’s Library housed at Princeton University.