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
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Find out more about Karl here
The 2020 Timpanogos Storytelling Festival
Get the details at www.timpfest.org
See you there next year
25th Annual Weber State University
25 days of stories for 25 years of festivalsall 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 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.