St. Louis Storytelling Festival

To make a tax-deductible contribution to the St. Louis Storytelling Festival, ensuring it remains a top-notch, accessible festival for all, there are several options

  1. Please visit the Give Direct page
  2. Call 314-266-4833 to donate or to inquire about employer matching through your workplace
  3. Mail a check made out to "University of Missouri Extension" to: MU Extension, Office of Advancement–St. Louis Storytelling Festival, 109 Whitten Hall Columbia, MO 65211

2019 Festival Presenting Sponsor

Special thanks to the KRANZBERG ARTS FOUNDATION, our 2019 St. Louis Storytelling Festival presenting sponsor!


Other 2019 major festival sponsors include

Friends of the St. Louis Storytelling Festival 
Katy Land Trust 
Missouri Arts Council 
Missourian Publishing 
National Endowment for the Arts 
University of Missouri Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity (IDE) 
University of Missouri–St. Louis College of Fine Arts & Communications 
University of Missouri–St. Louis Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center

2018-9 St. Louis Storytelling Festival Advisory Council

Lisa Overholser, director
Ron Turner, festival co-founder
Lynn Rubright, festival co-founde
Lynne Beetner
Barney Bradshaw
Patty Carleton
Allan Crean
Patrice Dollar
Jim Gerst
Annette Harrison
Sue Hinkel
Nan Kammann-Judd
Jennifer King
Marilyn Kinsella
Donna Linn
Bobby Norfolk
Sherry Norfolk
Terry Olishile
Chanda Powell
Kathy Schottel
Sahara Scott
Becky Walstrom
Jackie Wright
Karen E. Young