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Antonio Rocha – Contador de Histórias/Storyteller
May 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join captivating Brazilian storyteller Antonio Rocha as he delivers a bilingual performance outdoors at the Bandstand on the Hyannis Village Green! This program is free. Funded by grants from the Mass Cultural Council and the Town of Barnstable.
From Antonio Rocha’s site:
Antonio Rocha (pronounced haw-sha) is an award winning internationally acclaimed storyteller. His unique fusion of mime and spoken word has been featured in premier venues in the United States, as well as at events in 15 other countries spanning 6 continents. With his tenor voice, realistic sound effects, unique characters and mesmerizing moves, Antonio can reach a vast age group entertaining kids and adults. He is sure to tickle your funny bone and delight your soul no matter your age. Antonio’s programs include, folktales, original personal stories, myths, comedy, movement pieces and stories based on his immigration to the USA from Brazil. One such story was recently featured at a TEDx event (please click HERE to watch it). Often a featured teller in the nation’s premier storytelling events, Antonio’s programs may be booked for schools, museums, libraries, universities, festivals and special events where good listening is cultivated. Teaching his craft is also something Antonio loves to do. His techniques are presented with a kind and exploratory approach which is well received by performers and business leaders alike.