Laura Packer has been performing, coaching, writing, consulting, giving keynotes, and leading the storytelling field for more than 25 years.
She knows the best way to the truth is through a good story and that this universally accessible artform creates empathy, builds bridges, and has the power to change the world. As the author of the award-winning From Audience to Zeal: The ABCs of Finding, Crafting, and Telling a Great Story and the accompanying workbook, she is committed to helping others find their voice. As the creator of #storyseeds she is dedicated to helping others deepen thrive creativity.
Laura has received many awards. In 2020 she was inducted into the National Storytelling Network’s Circle of Excellence in recognition of her mastery, excellence, and dedication to the art of storytelling. Other awards include the 2020 Storytelling World Award for her Audience to Zeal books; 2018 Minnesota GrandSlam; best in Fringe in Kansas City in 2016 and 2018; the J. J. Reneaux Mentoring Grant from the National Storytelling Network in 2016; 2012 League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling Brother Blue Award; finalist in the 2009 and 2010 Boston Story Slam series; recipient of the 2010 National Storytelling Network Oracle Award and others.
Learn more at https://laurapacker.com/