English Storyteller Bernadette Nason shares African Delights, a super-fun program which includes the centuries-old Nigerian story, Why the Sky is Far Away, about treating our natural world with respect and care; and the sidesplitting tale from Sierra Leone, Lee Lee Goro, in which Lion sends various big animals – Antelope, Leopard, Elephant – to fetch fire from the house on the hill, when it’s actually one of the tiny creatures who knows what to do!



Bernadette Nason is a multiple award-winning storyteller, writer, and actress. She hails from England, lives in Austin, and performs all over the world. Nason has been a touring artist with the Texas Commission on the Arts since 2002, telling stories annually to over 30,000 students, Pre-K—high school. She has received the Austin Critics’ Table Award for “Conspicuous Versatility.”