2023 Beaver Tales Storyteller: Diane Edgecomb
Winner of the Oracle Award for Storytelling Excellence in the Northeast and the national Circle of Excellence award for her storytelling art, Diane is known for the passion and depth of her work whether embodying a true story or bringing renewed meaning to traditional tales. A transformational teller with a rich background in the theatre arts, Diane’s dynamic telling embraces elements of theatre, movement and song bringing each piece vividly to life.
A featured teller on NPR and winner of a Year’s Best Performance award for her theater work in Boston, Diane’s storytelling has been seen at prestigious venues throughout the country and internationally for over twenty-five years including the National Storytelling Festival, the International Storytelling Center and the Scottish International Storytelling Festival. Everywhere she goes, she shares her passion about the power of story and what it can do for our world.
“A storyteller of great energy and imagination!” The Stage, UK
“Edgecomb is a virtuoso of the spoken word… an entire cast rolled into one” – Publishers Weekly