National award winner Anne Glover enthralls audiences with her dynamic storytelling and unforgettable string figures. From Buenos Aires to Tokyo to Dublin, Anne leaves communities in a merry tangle of string wherever she goes.
Anne performs fluently in English or French; or in partial Spanish or German.
If you missed Anne in BC, Ireland, Seattle, Chile, Argentina, Japan or Nova Scotia… don’t despair!! She’s on her way to Romania in October 2017! Meanwhile, she’s still touring BC schools and communities, and is involved in some cool new projects in Victoria.
Check out Anne Glover’s Blog to see what’s she’s been up to.
What an honour! Anne is the 2016 recipient of Storytellers of Canada/ Conteurs du Canada’s Storykeeper Award. This recognizes artists who have “delighted us with good tales well told, and have, over the years, enlarged our audiences, mentored others, supported organizations at local, national and possibly even international levels, all the while expanding the scope of the art.”
School Shows »
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.
Family Shows »
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!
Shows for Adults »
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!
Dance Calling »
Community dance, barn dance, weddings, parties, & festivals.
For community gatherings, there’s nothing like an old-time dance! Anne calls dances for novice dancers of all ages, in English and French. Easy, fun dances are taught on the spot to a live band or recorded music.
Bilingual / En Français »
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!