Treasured Storytellers


Virginia Rasmussen

Virginia Rasmussen sure knows how to capture an audience. She has been a presenter at our Festival each and every year. In 2009, she received the Karen J. Ashton Storytelling Award. She spins her tales at senior centers, schools, festivals and libraries. Virginia also holds workshops on the art and belongs to the Utah Storytelling Guild.












Phyllis Savage 

Drawing from nearly 60 years of experience teaching children, Phyllis Savage combines music and story into performances that delight audiences of all ages. A devotee of the WSU Storytelling Festival, she has served faithfully for many years as an MC and storyteller, especially in the Stories for Little Ones series. Phyllis received the Karen J. Ashton Award in 2012.