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.

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 !!!
               - 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. 

"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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