Barbara Schutzgruber – Storyteller

Imagine yourself listening by firelight on the edge of some enchanted forest where gusty girls, wise women, tricksters and string come to life as Barbara Schutzgruber weaves folktales and personal stories of resilience; sings medieval ballads; and shares the history and legends of Michigan. Known for her comfortable, spontaneous style, rich voice, and flawless pacing, Schutzgruber conjures images from the depth of audiences’ imaginations enchanting listeners from children to teens and adults. An experienced performer, emcee, author, fiber artist and workshop presenter for schools, libraries, festivals, museums and more, her recordings have won Parents’ Choice Gold, American Library Association Notable, and Storytelling World Honors.

Availability: Year-round


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Program: $325-$1,000
Workshop: $500-$1,000
Residency: 0
Length of Residency if Applicable: 0
Travel Expenses: 3 hours of travel time included, $10/hour for additional travel time or ticket as needed. Lodging (if needed) provided by client; home stays OK.;


Barbara Schutzgruber
2855 Kimberley Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Office Phone: (734) 761-5118 Cell: (734) 635-0197