Antonio Rocha

Antonio Rocha (pronounced haw-sha) is an award winning  internationally acclaimed storyteller. His unique fusion of mime and spoken word has been featured in premier venues in the United States, as well as at events in 15 other countries spanning 6 continents. With his tenor voice, realistic sound effects, unique characters  and mesmerizing moves, Antonio can reach a vast age group entertaining kids and adults. He is sure to tickle your funny bone and delight your soul no matter your age. Antonio's programs include, folktales, original personal stories, myths, comedy, movement pieces and stories based on his immigration to the USA from Brazil. One such story was recently featured at a TEDx event  (please click HERE to watch it). Often a featured teller in the nation’s premier storytelling events, Antonio's programs may be booked for schools, museums, libraries,  universities, festivals and special events where good listening is cultivated. Teaching his craft is also something Antonio loves to do. His techniques are presented with a kind and exploratory approach which is well received by performers and business leaders alike.
 
 
 
 
 
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Upcoming Events

Greeting to you and thanks for coming into my website. I hope you are well.
It is now the end of May 2022. As you know, It has been a very convoluted past 2.5 years. I have come to the conclusion that if I am alive and breathing on my own, that it is a miracle I should not take for granted. I have been doing a lot of performances via zoom throughout and more and more in person. I even flew to the United Arab Emirates to perform last September. This past April 30th I performed my new show, The Malaga Slave Ship at the Maine Maritime Museum. The show was created at Indigo Arts Alliance last October. 
Please find below an exciting list of performances and residencies I have for the upcoming Summer months. 
               

-A Slave Ship Called Malaga-
Various School and public shows 
   in Maine via Portland Ovations during the Spring of 2023.  Please let us know if you want
   to book
this epic and very informative show. Thank you. 

- Timpanogos Storytelling Festival-
   September 7-9 2023.

- Cincinnati Storytelling Festival - Oct 19th- 21st. '23

- Midland Storytelling Festival - Nov 29th to Dec 2nd-'23

- New Year Gorham - Gohram High School Dec 31st '23-

Happy New Year 
       -2024-        

-Vinalhaven School Residency - Maine Jan 29th to Feb 2nd '24

-Do tell Storytelling Festival - Madison GA Feb 9th. '24

-Broward Co Public Library FL 50th Anniversary Celebration
   Feb 23rd '24- Please click on the date for more information. 

-Speak Series in Shepherdstown WV April 9th 7:30pm '24
      I will be presenting : The Malaga Ship: A Story of Maine and the Middle Passage. 

-Sounds of the Mountain Storytelling Festival 
April 12th-13th '24.

The above schedule contains Public shows - 
  I do not publish private school events. Thank you -

Do Tell Storytelling Festival

I will be back to Historical and Charming Madison GA to perform at the
Do Tell Festival with Andy Offutt Irwin and Carol Cain.
Feb 9th. Please click HERE for more info. Thanks. 

"Stories beget understanding - Understanding begets respect -Respect begets justice - Justice begets peace - That is the power of Story" - Antonio Rocha
You will root for Turtle in the journey to realizing its dreams, and learn that nothing is impossible with the help of family and friends.

You will root for Turtle as it journeys to realize its dreams of going to the Party in the Sky. Along the way Turtle learns that nothing is impossible with the help of family and friends.

This DVD was inspired by Antonio’s first trip to Africa. It includes African Folk Tales to warm your heart and tickle your funny bone.  A Mime Skit and tips for the story teller are also included.

This CD features 6 personal stories from my Immigration narrative:
On the Table - Happy and Kind - Cabin Fever - A New Citizen - A Walk to Remember - Blame it on Hollywood.

This DVD includes: Alazão, the horse that saved six lives - The kid and the Giant - Life begins when you turn 40- The Eagle who thought it was a chicken - A mime short.

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