Storyteller Visits SVCC

Mr. PritchettDylan Pritchett is a native of Williamsburg, Virginia. Since 1990, Mr. Pritchett has been a full-time storyteller, taking his African and African-American folk tales averaging over a hundred schools annually throughout the country. He enjoys a twelve-year, professional association with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where he performs and leads workshops for teachers on using storytelling in the classroom.

Drawing on his experience in historical research, he has created two classroom presentations; “Scraps of History,” which uses real documents from the 18th and 19th centuries to weave African-American history into the fabric of the American past and “Bringing History to Life” which teaches students how to research, write and tell heir own personal and unique family stories.