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.


Upcoming Events

Please find below an exciting list of performances in the follow states: Maine, Kansas, Tennessee, North Carolina, Texas and Utah. You may click on each bullet below in order to speed up the strolling process. Thank you. 

National Storytelling Summit

Kansas City
July 26th - 28th
I will be teaching a master class on the 26th in the afternoon and performing at the Saturday night olio.
For more information please visit

Newport Public Library

Newport - ME
July 31st at 11am. .
This show will be a blast and I hope to see you there.

Ricker Public Library

August 2nd and 2pm in Poland ME.
I hope to see you at this show and have a blast with you through stories and songs.

10 Mayo Street Arts Children's Festival

10 Mayo Street Portland ME.
August 25th at 10am.
I will be performing for families with my
one of a kind stories, sound effects, poetic mime and unique characters in unusual  situations.

Maine Storytelling Muster

Saturday. Sept. 15 in the evening. Time: TBD at the Pleasant St. Methodist Church, 61 Pleasant St. Waterville.
This will be a concert with several tellers to raise funds for the homeless. I hope to see you there at this fun and important event.


Theater for Young Audiences Festival

Saturday September 29th at 2pm.
Public Solo Performance at the
Criterium Theatre in Bar Harbor ME

Kansas City Central & Bluford Public Libraries

Public show at 1pm at Central and evening program at Bluford.
Please come and have fun with me through unique tales with unforgettable

National Storytelling Festival

Jonesborough - TN
October 5th - 7th
My work will be featured at this premier storytelling Festival. The oldest in the Nation.

Cary Arts Center

Cary - NC
October 13th
I will be performing a family matinée at
11 am. 
For more information please visit

Midland Celebration of Light Storytelling Festival

December 7th and 8th.
I am happy to announce my 16th return to this one of a kind Storytelling Festival in Midland Texas. Come and joins us.

Weber State University's Annual Storytelling Festival

Feb. 25 through the 27th - 2019
Please come and join me at my first appearance at this great Festival.
The schedule will be uploaded in the Fall.
Thank you.

I strive to use my thirty three year experience as a solo performer not only to entertain but to also showcase lessons from different aspects of life. Using the versatile yet economic nature of storytelling and mime, I invite the audience to activate their imagination through rich symbolism and imagery. Thank you for visiting.
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 DVD features three Brazilian folktales and some mime work through Antonio's unique blend of verbal narrative and movement. It is sure to entertain and educate both young and adults.

This latest DVD includes two of Antonio’s favorite personal stories and two folk tales.

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