Denise Bennett tells original stories, folktales and sacred stories often interlaced with harp and vocal music. Performing and teaching in schools, churches, libraries and retirement communities, she has also been a featured teller for the Williamsburg Storytelling Festival;Virginia Storytelling Alliance Gathering and the LAUGHS Festival in Loudoun County. She is a member of the Tell Tale Hearts Storytellers Theater in Richmond. With an BFA in Drama – Speech and a Master of Divinity Degree from Union Theological Seminary, Denise leads workshops in basic storytelling skills, Biblical storytelling and healing stories and spirituality. She is also a published writer, poet and song writer.
Master storyteller Elizabeth Ellis has said of her,
“Denise Bennett is a storyteller and a musician of exceptional talent. Her work is timeless, and flawless. Her work reminds us of the love that dwells in the deep heart’s core.”