​​​​​Louisa May Alcott

​Newly updated and revised portrayal of the author of Little Women

Bertha Palmer [Portrayal]

It's my life's work to bring memorable women from the past alive and to tell historical stories so that lessons from the past are more meaningful and powerful.

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Think History's Boring? Think again

2018 Bicentennial of the State of Illinois

Bringing History

                        to life...

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​​​​​Georgia O'Keeffe

​Meet one of America's greatest modernist painters

Leslie Goddard

​​​​​Royal Weddings

​Celebrate Prince Harry's wedding with a look back at beloved royal weddings

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imagine having a talk with someone from the past ...

 

Imagine having a conversation with a celebrated First Lady, a survivor of the Titanic disaster, or an aviation pioneer. Or delving deep into the story of a renowned department store or legendary film.


I give voice to stories from the past. As entertaining as they are educational, these programs bring history alive in a fun, inspiring and educational way.

How Illinois Women Won the Vote [Lecture]

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Illinois Bicentennial Centennial Programs

 Looking for a program to commemorate the 200th birthday of the state of Illinois? I've got three:


Latest Programs

Ten People from Illinois Who Changed History [Lecture]

PLEASE NOTE: May 2018 is completely booked and I am no longer able to accept bookings for that month


Visit the Portrayals page HERE for brand-new portrayals of Louisa May Alcott and Georgia O'Keeffe