Storyteller Michael Katz Visits Lower School

We enjoyed a visit today from famous storyteller, Michael Katz. Mr. Katz has been visiting Laguna for more than ten years to share his gift of storytelling. It is always a wonderfully entertaining time when he performs!

“Michael Katz has been a storyteller since 1984 and has been featured at such illustrious locations as the openings of both the Los Angeles Getty Center and the Disney Concert Hall. Michael is the host of the radio storytelling program Katz Pajamas heard on NPR station KCBX FM. He is one of the founding members of the national touring theater company BOXTALES, and was the founding Artistic Director for the Flying Leap Storytelling Festival in Solvang, California.

Michael Katz

Michael tells stories which weave together both the comic and the profound using his own highly energetic, animated and interactive style of storytelling. Michael’s stories include multicultural folktales, myths, original stories and personal narratives. Michael has performed at theaters, concert halls, festivals, school assemblies, and libraries throughout the U.S. Because of Michael’s extensive research of stories, his repertoire is so vast he can find the right story for almost any event.” (from

Mr. Katz told three stories today. Here are the first two. Enjoy!

Students in grades two through four have the very special opportunity to engage in several workshops with Michael, where they will learn the art of storytelling. Thank you, Mrs. Brace, for organizing this very special opportunity!