Speak Up storyteller: Micaela Blei

Our next Speak Up storytelling event is on Saturday, November 9, at 8:00 at Real Art Ways in Hartford.

Tickets can be purchased online here or purchased at the door, provided that we don’t sell out prior to Saturday.

This week we introduce you to the storytellers who you will be hearing from on Saturday night. Hope to see you there! ____________________________

Micaela Blei is a teacher, writer, storyteller and doctoral student. She was a 3rd grade classroom teacher for several years and now does all kinds of work with, for and about kids. She currently works with national nonprofit The Moth as one of their primary storytelling instructors and as manager of education program development. As a storyteller, she is a Moth GrandSLAM champion and has appeared in storytelling shows throughout New York City as well as on tour nationally with the Unchained Tour. Her stories can be heard on The Moth Radio Hour on PRX. She’s currently pursuing a PhD in Education at NYU. When it's above 50 degrees, she can be found on her bicycle all over New York City. Find her at micaelablei.com.