Workshops and Training Sessons

"I wish you could hear the comments that keep buzzing around here.  ‘Mary Grace is a born storyteller.”  ‘I keep thinking about Miss Annie and how Mary Grace became Miss Annie before our eyes....’ Thank you again for opening our conference with such a provocative program."


Kathryn Robinson, Brazos Writers’ Conference, College Station, Texas

"To know someone who is both wonderfully analytical and articulate is a treat indeed. Add to that her passion for storytelling in general and you've got the whole package."


Donna Ingham, Texas Tale Teller

"Thank you for yet another elegant gift of story...I believe that we created or opened ourselves up to create a magic place/magic space.  What happened in that magic space?  Can't say exactly, but I know the climate was ripe for transformation."


Rev. Phil Schulman

Call Mary Grace for help with your programming for conferences and trainings.  She has keynoted at the Brazos Writer’s Conference and the San Antonio Area Mentorship Association.  She has given workshops at Texas, Northlands and National Storytelling Conferences and for the Texas Association of Museums Conference.  She has offered training programs for docents at San Antonio’s McNay Museum of Art and at UTSA’s Institute of Texan Cultures, and teacher training workshops for Northeast ISD, San Antonio, Edgewood ISD, at the George West StoryFest, as well as for pre-service educators at UTSA.  By distance-learning, she has presented programs for language arts and social studies teachers in Michigan and Connecticut as well as in Texas.  She has presented Library workshops for the District 10 TLA, Region 20 Education Service Center, the Texas Council on the Social Studies and for Louisiana Librarians at the DeSoto Parish Library Storytelling Workshop.

What can Mary Grace do for you?


about planning a program for you. (She'll reply with fee information, story ideas, her W-9 form, or anything else you ask about!)

See Mary Grace's "How to Tell a Good Story" in Sombrilla Magazine


Texas Commission on the ArtsMary Grace is part of the Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster.  Support may be available to assist with booking fees through the Cultural Connections Performance Support grant application.  This quarterly program provides support to Texas schools, libraries, and nonprofit organizations for hiring an artist from the TCA Touring Roster to do a performance.  These applications are funded based on a sliding scale or percentage of contracted fees.  Support is based on TCA’s available funds.  Contact TCA at 512-4633-5535, extension 0 (zero) for more information.  She is also in the Mid-America Arts Alliance Registry.

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