Carrie Sue Ayvar is a third generation bilingual storyteller dedicated to preserving and promoting this folk art. Telling in both Spanish and English, she has worked as an artist/educator for over 25 years with preschool and school aged children as well as adults in the United States and Mexico. She has performed in private and public schools, colleges, at parks, libraries, community festivals, museums, outreach programs and conferences. She is an Executive Board member of the Florida Storytelling Association and Florida’s liaison to the National Storytelling Network. Her training includes: The Kennedy Center programs for the Performing Arts; National Storytelling Network Conferences 2000-2008; movement classes with Tony Montanaro (founder of Celebration Barn Theatre, Maine); and Big Apple Circus New York.
Carrie Sue was one of the original artists working with Arts for Learning when programming began in 2000. She has the great distinction of having worked with A4L in some capacityEveryman year since. When A4L began early childhood work as South Florida Wolf Trap, Carrie Sue was one of the first artists on board for this exciting work.