Jim creates a wide variety of exciting programs for most any venue including:
School Assemblies and Special Programs
Former school administrator, gifted master teacher and writer, Jim draws on years of experience to create a host of exciting, common-core standards-based presentations for all ages including:
Library Storytelling Events
Jim is available for a variety of library venues,
Featured Storytelling Presentations
Featured at the National Storytelling Festival, selected as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center, an honored guest on PBS-TV Storytime, sharing stories at the LA Times Festival of Books, The House of Blues and many storytelling festivals across California and the West, Jim is one of the West’s busiest storytellers. Jim crisscrosses the West area every summer bringing animated storytelling fun to many audiences through library presentations, festivals, museums, scouting jamborees and community events.
Parks, Museums, Docents, Professional Organizations (CLICK HERE)
Jim creates original presentations for major exhibitions of art at such renowned museums as the J. Paul Getty, Bowers, Orange County Museum of Art and the Millard Sheets Center for the Arts at the L.A. County Fair. A long-time naturalist at Yosemite National Park and a trained historian, Jim brings fresh insight and entertaining tales to audiences in many parks and historical sites across the West. A long-time teacher-administrator as well, Jim also trains docents of all ages on methods to incorporate storytelling skills into all forms of artistic, cultural, historical and aesthetic interpretation. Jim regularly keynotes or is asked to speak at annual conventions and conferences for a wide variety of business, professional and educational organizations.
Mountain View Public Library Mountain View, CA
For Booking Information Contact
Jim Cogan Storyteller
Jim can also be booked through the:
Segerstrom Center for the Performing Arts
714-556-2122 x 4310
Performances to Grow On 805-646-8907