Jeannine Pasini Beekman
Jeannine Pasini Beekman gives age-old stories a new life through her fresh interpretations. Known for the wit, passion, and integrity of her work, she will enthrall and delight listeners of all ages with her vivid characterizations and masterful use of language. As a nationally acclaimed storyteller, she polishes each tale in her encyclopedic cross-cultural repertoire into a gem through her use of voice, gesture, and movement. In addition to performing, Beekman teaches and lectures nationally.
4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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