Andy Wright

BIO

Andy has been telling stories around the world for over a decade. He is committed to helping children and adults discover their own stories and celebrate their own culture and the culture of others. He has performed in theatres, schools, kindergartens, libraries and to numerous conferences, and festivals.

Andy uses his storytelling to promote literacy, reading, and the love of literature. Most importantly he portrays a sense of fun, mixing a fine blend of humour with true emotional pathos. As well as folk and fairy tales, Andy tells a number of personal stories about growing up in a provincial city. Many of these tales are a fine blend of stand up comedy with extra punch, well suited to mixed audiences.

SHOWS

International Storyteller (NZ only)

  • Kinder
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Festivals

Andy portrays a sense of fun, mixing a fine blend of humour with true emotional pathos. As well as folk and fairy tales, Andy tells a number of personal stories about growing up in a provincial city.

Types of Story-telling
Andy provides Storytelling performance for all ages; from highly interactive performances for 3-7 year olds to largely narrative based performances for older children and adults.

For primary school aged children, he performs over 200 stories drawn from folk and fairy tales around the world, with varying levels of audience participation and narrative content.

For teenagers Andy can perform a number of classical horror stories many of which link into other literary classics such as Shakespeare.

Andy offers workshops for older students and staff, exploring the history and technique of storytelling, and how to unlock our own personal stories.

For Christian schools Andy has a number of re-tellings of biblical stories as well Christian-themed stories.

“Andy was funny, magnificent, hilarious, absolutely fabulous and fantastic. The students and teachers thoroughly enjoyed his humour and the exquisite deliveries. Andy is a true storyteller who enters into the heart of his stories and has his audience in the palm of his hand.”
St Clement of Rome, Bulleen, Vic