Appearances | Corinne Stavish | Professional Storyteller



Upcoming Appearances…

  • Friday, November 3, 2023, 7pm
    Jackson, MI
    Corinne will be featured at the Jackson Storyfest Showcase at Jackson Symphony Orchestra’s Weatherwax Hall in downtown Jackson.
    Story Fest
  • Friday-Sunday, October 6-8, 2023
    Jonesboro, TN
    Corinne will be an emcee at the National Storytelling Festival. She will be hosting three sessions with Auschwitz survivor Tova Friedman.
    National Storytelling Festival


Recent Appearances…

  • Wednesday, May 17th at 2:30PM
    Manor and Assisted Living
    2106 Leonard St NE, Grand Rapids, MI
    Contact: Kim Murphy,
    When Good People Do Something: Corinne tells the remarkable story of how Denmark saved 98% of its Jewish population while under Nazi occupation.
    Phone: 616.818.4506
  • Thursday, May 18th at 2:30PM
    Plainfield Senior Center
    5255 Grand River Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI
    Contact: Christine Friedt,
    When Good People Do Something: Corinne tells the remarkable story of how Denmark saved 98% of its Jewish population while under Nazi occupation.
  • August 28-September 2
    International Storytelling Center
    116 West Main Street, Jonesborough, TN
    New performances every day at 2PM
    Contact: Krystal Hawkins,
  • Saturday, November 5th at 7:30PM
    Pemberville Opera House, Pemberville, OH
    Pemberton Opera House
  • Corinne was an emcee at the prestigious 50th National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, TN.
    Friday, October 7, 2022 - Sunday, October 9, 2022
    50th National Storytelling Festival

  • Corinne did the following program at four locations in the Grand Rapids area in June:

    When Good People Do Something
    With all the horror stories of the Holocaust, we forget sometimes that there were people who responded with humanity. In one instance, it was an entire country, Denmark, that spontaneously and remarkably saved 98% of its Jewish population.

    Monday, June 13, 2022 at 1:30 PM
    The Georgetown Township Senior Center
    7100 8th Ave, Jenison, Michigan 49428
    Contact: Pam Haverdink,

    Monday, June 13, 2022 at 7:00 PM
    Covenant Living of the Great Lakes
    2520 Lake Michigan Drive NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504
    Contact: Rebecca Hendricksen,

    Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 12:45 PM
    Forest Hills Community Services and Senior Center
    660 Forest Hill Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
    Contact: Jean Kubiszewski,

    Tuesday, June 14 at 6:00 PM
    Contact: Monica Walen,
  • On April 20th, Corinne and fellow storyteller Reverend Robert Jones, Sr. did a fundraising event for Ukraine at Temple Kol Ami in West Bloomfield, MI. Due to the generosity of all those who attended in person and online, we raised $10,000.
  • This past March 26 and 27, Corinne was featured (along with Adam Booth) at The Vernal Utah Storytelling Festival. Detailed information at: Vernal Utah Storytelling


  • Corinne was recently awarded the National Storytelling Network’s prestigious ORACLE Circle of Excellence Award. The Circle of Excellence is presented to artists who are recognized nationally by their peers to be master storytellers who set the standards for excellence and have demonstrated, over a significant period of time, a commitment and dedication to the art of storytelling.

    Watch the ceremony:


Storytelling Presentation at Lawrence Technological University…


Videos from Charleston Tells 2015…


Radio Interviews…


Some of the places Corinne has told stories…

  • National Storytelling Festival
  • International Storytelling Center, Teller-in-Residence
  • Unity of Royal Oak
  • Detroit Academy of the Americas
  • Temple Beth Emeth
  • Shalom Street, Jewish Community Center
  • Limmud Michigan
  • St. Edith's Church
  • Livonia Civic Center
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • National Council of Jewish Women
  • St. Linus Parish
  • Congregation Shaary-Zedek
  • Cleveland College of Jewish Studies
  • Oklahoma Institute for Biblical Literacy
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • Phillips Theological Seminary
  • Timpanogos Festival
  • Illinois Storytelling Festival
  • Nebraska Storytelling Festival
  • Tulsa Storytelling Festival
  • St. Barnabas Storytelling Festival
  • Bristol Hills Festival
  • Mohegan Colony Festival
  • National Storytelling Conferences
  • The Ark (Ann Arbor) Storytelling Festival
  • Canton Storytelling Festival
  • 92nd Street Y
  • Detroit Institute of Arts
  • Baylor University
  • Bowling Green State University
  • University of Michigan
  • Kalamazoo College
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Conference for Alternatives in Jewish Education
  • Synagogues around the Country
  • Spring Lake Public Library
  • Farmington Hills Public Library
  • Jackson Story Fest
  • The Celtic Knot
  • Sisters of Mercy
  • Temple Kol Ami
  • St. Johns on the Lake
  • Congregation Achduth Vesholom
  • Libraries and Schools across the Country




The Detroit Jewish News Review
Southfield Observer Eccentric Review
Susannah Miller Review