19 June 2020 via Zoom Video Conference


The STage is SEt!

About this Event

Bring a story to life by learning to tell it rather than memorizing it. Experience the power of oral tradition; explore your creativity and your storytelling voice as you improve your presentation and communication skills. You will discover the valuable role storytelling plays in the cognitive, emotional, and social development of children, as well as creative ways to enliven the curriculum.

Intended audience: Educators; Therapists; Lawyers; Parents & Community leaders; Storytellers; Youth.


Israeli-born Noa Baum is an internationally acclaimed storyteller and author. She was an actress at Jerusalem Khan Theater, and studied theater and education at NYU and with Uta Hagen in NYC.

With mesmerizing voices, impeccable timing, and warm authenticity Noa captivates audiences with stories that highlight our similarities, celebrate our differences and encourage curiosity and compassion. In a world where peace is a challenge in the schoolyard and beyond, Noa’s work builds bridges of understanding and compassion.

Noa Baum


The World Bank; Mayo Clinic for Humanities in Medicine; NSA; AARP; US Defense Department; The Kennedy Center; National Storytelling Festival; Hebrew University, Jerusalem; US Securities and Exchange Commission; Fabula Festival, Sweden; GWU Law school; Brandies and Stanford Universities; Jewish Museum, NYC; Limmud UK; Hundreds of schools, libraries and congregations of many faiths nationwide.


“ [Noa Baum] spreads cultural truths that eclipse geopolitical boundaries… her stories transcend their roots.” – The Washington Post

“You educated and entertained and uplifted us all at once, which is no small thing… kol hakavod!”

– Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb, Adat Shalom, MD

“Noa Baum is fantastic! She brings her stories alive so that this petite woman actually resembles any character she takes on, when performing -without costume! I cannot say enough about Noa – the teachers, staff and most importantly the students were captivated by her storytelling.”

– Pamela Shewmaker, Oakland Terrace Elementary, MD


  • Storytelling World Awards
  • Anne Izard Storytellers Choice Award
  • LDS Publishers Professionals Association Award
  • Numerous Individual Artist Awards from MD and Montgomery County
  • Recommended Parent’s Choice Award


“A Land Twice Promised” Book & DVD

“Far Away and Close to Home” CD

“Impossible to Translate but I’ll Try: True Israeli Stories” CD

For more information about Noa Baum, visit the following • +1 703-244-1938 • •


For enquiries please email Mabel Lee at Mabel Lee

You can join the Storytelling Association “here”

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