Antonio Rocha

Antonio Rocha (pronounced Haw-sha), is an award winning storyteller whose unique fusion of mime and spoken word has been presented not only in premier venues in the United States, but also in 15 other countries across 6 continents. Often a featured teller in the Nation’s premier storytelling events, Antonio Rocha’s programs can also be booked for libraries, schools, museums, universities and special events where good listening is cultivated. With his tenor voice, realistic sound effects and mesmerizing moves. Antonio is sure to tickle your funny bone and delight your soul.
Antonio has also developed a series of social justice stories based on his immigration to the USA from Brazil. 
One of such stories was featured at a TEDx Dirigo event in Maine on Nov. 2nd 2019.

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Upcoming Events

Please find below an exciting list of performances for the end of 2019 and some bookings for 2020.  Recent past events in 2019:  The National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough TN. New Mexico: SOMOS Taos Spoken Word Festival, California: Wine County  SAC Conference in Petaluma and StageBridge Master Class in Oakland. Maine: TEDx Dirigo.
For these up coming events you may click on the ones in color to learn more about them. Texas:  Midland Storytelling Festival. Maine: Vienna Arts and Gorham First Night. HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!
2020:
               - January: Missouri Library and school tour-
-February: Michigan: The Ark in Ann Arbor-
                                      - March: Georgia: Do Tell Storytelling Festival & Big Fibbers Storytelling Festival.
-April: Indiana: Storytelling Arts of Indiana-   
-July: Maryland Library Tour Series-
   -Sept: Kentucky Cave Run Storytelling Festival.
 Thank you. 

Midland TX Storytelling Festival 


Dec. 6th and 7th.
I am super looking forward to returning, for the 18th time, to this one of a kind Storytelling event.
Please click here for more information.

"Stories beget undertanding - Undestanding 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:
One 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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