Karl Behling, storyteller

Experience the magic of professional storytelling

Tales for all ages

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 Welcome to Karl Behling's Storytelling page. I'm glad you stopped by.

Storytelling is the oldest human teaching method.

Storytelling is what modern electronic entertainment attempts to re-create.

But, put a skilled storyteller together with a live audience of any size... and you've got MAGIC.

Click here to see what I mean


 Book Karl for your event at kbstoryteller@gmail.com


                    Find out more about Karl here

                             See Karl's USG profile here


Karl also puts on a fantastic, full on, leathers and furs and black powder Mountain Man presentation.  Schools and Scouts love it!

Listen, and I'll tell you a story



       The 2020 Timpanogos Storytelling Festival

                            was superb!! 

    Get the details at www.timpfest.org


                          See you there next year




    25th Annual Weber State University

             Storytelling Festival

   25 days of stories for 25 years of festivals

                                                  all virtual this year

       Daily, Feb 22-Mar 18, 2021

                                visit the festival here

Telling stories onstage at the iconic Ogden Peery's Egyptian Theater-- what a thrill !  


 Telling stories onstage at the Weber State Storytelling Festival with Antonio Sacre again- a repeat pleasure




 onstage with Bil Lepp, another treat




 See you next year at the 25th Annual Weber State University Storytelling Festival

           Daily,  February 22- March 18, 2021


Festival Associate Storytellers

          Karl Behling

Karl Behling is a seasoned, professional educator and experienced performing artist who also writes books, attends Mountain Man rendezvous whenever possible, and who loves settling in to tell stories with the grandkids.

He taught 2nd, 3d, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades for 36 years.  He also taught High School English and English as a Second Language classes.

Karl has been an active member of the Utah Storytelling Guild, serving as President of the Utah Storytelling Guild 2010-2012, as well as President of the Ben Lomond Chapter of the Guild from 2007-2009.

He is a member of the Executive Committee for the Weber State University Storytelling Festival, and produces storytelling events and programs for schools and libraries in Northern Utah.

He publishes a regular column called "Ask the Expert" in the quarterly Taleswapper, and teaches faculty professional development workshops on using storytelling as an instructional strategy in the classroom.



                 Proud member of the Utah Storytelling Guild