All over the world, Anne enthralls audiences with a unique storytelling style and unforgettable string figures. In her 30th year of performing, Anne is the recipient of a national storytelling award. Fresh from 58 shows in South America, she’s gearing up for a summer season that will take her from northern BC to Nova Scotia.
Programs Available in English or French
If you missed Anne this year in BC, Ireland, Seattle, Chile or Argentina… don’t despair!! You can catch her July 1-3 at Smithers Midsummer Festival, or July 12-August 4 in a Nova Scotia Library!
With one simple prop – a loop of string – Anne holds her audience breathless as she deftly brings them into her stories, creating characters out of thin air. She intertwines multicultural tales with string figures from indigenous cultures around the globe. Anne highlights diversity, cooperation, and the life lessons embedded in both the stories and the strings. Her mischievous wit makes this show richly engaging for all ages.
Anne Glover’s engrossing and hilarious stories feature mind-bending string figures that she weaves out of a loop of string. A turtle, a snake, a bird, a rocket… is there anything she can’t make?? You’ve never heard a story told like this, and a simple shoelace will never look the same! This international performer wows audiences wherever she goes. Don’t miss her!!
for teachers, librarians, storytellers
Anne performs and teaches string stories full-time, across the continent. You’ll learn material you can use right away – no strings attached and no dexterity required! She’ll also set you up for learning more complex figures. Hands-on, action-packed, fun and funny. Your shoelaces will never look the same!
Anne Glover tells hilarious and moving renditions of traditional folk tales, intertwined with stories of two fascinating decades on the road as a professional storyteller. She ties it all together with mind-bending string figures, forays into other languages, and a delicious comedic sense of balance. This BC-based performer plies her mischief and her magic around the world, and looks forward to making trouble wherever she goes!
Artiste de renommée internationale, Anne a un talent pour la communication et réussit à toucher son public au Japon, à Hawaï, dans les grandes villes et les petits villages, en français comme en anglais. Elle raconte des histoires en se servant d’une simple boucle de ficelle. La Tour Eiffel, une tortue, un chien qui court entre ses deux mains… apparemment il n’y a rien qu’elle ne peut pas faire en ficelle!