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Kevin Kling

Minneapolis, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Kevin Kling

Kevin Kling is a well-known playwright and storyteller, and his commentaries can be heard on NPR’s All Things Considered. His plays and adaptations have been performed around the world. He grew up in Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove, Minneapolis suburbs, and graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater. His storytelling started when a friend from the now defunct Brass Tacks Theatre asked him to perform his stories. Since then, he has been awarded numerous arts grants and fellowships. The National Endowment for the Arts, The McKnight Foundation, The Minnesota State Arts Board, The Bush Foundation, The Jerome Foundation and others have recognized Kling’s artistry. In 2014 Mayor RT Rybak named Kevin “Minneapolis Story Laureate”.

Current Courses Offered by Kevin Kling

0.25 Days
Teaser image for Get Down with Your Past Self: Storytelling Workshop with Kevin Kling

Get Down with Your Past Self: Storytelling Workshop with Kevin Kling

Storyteller Kevin Kling is back with a new workshop exploring our oldest folk art! Tall tales, myths, folktales and poems came over the ocean with waves of immigrants to a land where a powerful storytelling culture already existed. How did our family narratives bring comfort, community and resiliency?  How did…
Fri, Sep 13th, 2019
9am-11am
Instructor: Kevin Kling

Past Courses Offered by Kevin Kling

Making it Personal: Storytelling with Kevin Kling