Nancy Donoval
Good Art About Hard Stuff
Storyteller • Story Coach •  Speaker

Contact:

612-889-4043

Nancy@Stories2StopRape.com

 
 

Stories are the stuff of real life.  They rise from a compelling human need to give voice, to name our experience so that we can understand it.  Witty, fearless and open-hearted, Nancy Donoval’s work invites audiences to reconnect with stories, large and small, in their own lives.   


With 25 years experience as a professional storyteller, Nancy is a highly respected story coach and corporate consultant. Her stories have been seen at the National Storytelling Festival, heard on Chicago and Minnesota Public Radio programs and she has even survived telling ghost stories on a hay ride with a bull horn.


Whether you are looking for:


    •    A keynote speaker to make your audience laugh and inspire them to see the world a little differently.

    •    An entertaining one-woman show with substance for your college students

    •    A program that will hold your junior high students riveted

    •    A workshop on crafting your non-profit’s story for more effective fundraising

    •    Training in turning information-packed presentations into compelling stories

    •    A story coach to help you develop new work


Nancy Donoval brings a wealth of experience, intelligence, passion and humor to your story needs.

 
Other Nancy News:

Awarded 2011 Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board
to Study Digital Storytelling and Oral History Collection/Performance for Her Work in Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention.

Available Now:
The Scenic Route:  Stories from the Heartland 
An anthology of slice-of-life tales from 12 award-winning Midwest storytellers
including Minnesota favorites Michael Cotter and Nancy Donoval.  Received first place in Foreword Magazine's Book of the Year Awards in the Essays category.

As the school year began, sexual assault speaker & survivor
Nancy Donoval brought her story back to the campus where it happened.

Here is what students said when asked what was most
beneficial or educational about hearing Nancy’s story:


2010
NATIONAL
STORY SLAM
CHAMPION!
CLICK HERE to listen to Nancy’s National Story Slam Winning Story 
on Chicago Public Radio.http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/story-slams-first-ever-national-winnershapeimage_6_link_0

CLICK HERE for info on Nancy’s

sexual assault awareness & prevention programs.

“Nancy Donoval has mastered the

art of telling stories that are at once funny and heart-wrenching.”

-  Chicago Reader, Critic’s Choice


“...self-deprecating wit and quirky insight...profoundly moving.”

-  Minneapolis Star Tribune

THE ROAD TO SHAMELESS:

A Survivor’s Journey from Rape to Healing

a one-woman show

These and other sexual violence education programs are available for booking at colleges, universities, conferences, high schools, social service agencies, women’s groups, men’s groups, churches and youth groups, performing arts centers and theaters, and other institutions and organizations.

NO SHAME, NO SILENCE:

Speaking Up Against Sexual Violence

an interactive keynote

BOOKING NOW FOR 2014-2015
For more info, click hereSexual_Assault_Speaker.htmlshapeimage_9_link_0

FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS & STAFF...


“It happens in daily life, not just a statistic.”
“It felt like she was speaking for me since I haven’t been able to.”
“Helped me understand some of what people I know that have
been assaulted have been going through.”
“Her experience made me realize the problem on campus.” 
“Don’t pretend it didn’t happen. Always talk to someone.“

FOR STORY COACHING CLIENTS...

"I came away with the belief that I could work on a story I previously thought was impossible. I found new insights and new confidence."

“Coaching with Nancy gave me tools to develop an amorphous
idea into a solid performance piece.”

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MARCH 14 - 28

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