Mark is a storyteller, who often finds the humor in life through the stories he tells. He is the resident storyteller at the North Park Village Nature Center in Chicago. There he leads storytelling walk-abouts through the 46 acre preserve and coordinates other storytelling activities, including an after-school storytelling program for children, summer camps, festivals and annual Tellabration event (14th year).
Mark is a storytelling Coach and Educator. His storytelling programs cover a wide range of topics and include original stories and re-tellings of myths, animal, nature and folk tales from around the world. Mark enjoys educating children and adults through environmental storytelling programs. His storytelling and workshop activities take him to schools, libraries, festivals, parties, scouting events, campfires, senior centers, hospitals, corporations and community events. exploring. Mark particularly enjoys telling stories from his Cherokee heritage.