Mij Byram

Boca Raton, Florida

 

Phone Number (561) 504-2616

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.MijByram.com

Workshops: www.mijbyram.com/Workshops_.html

Video: www.mijbyram.com/Links%20&%20Video_.html

 

Mij is a comfortable, smooth and friendly professional when speaking to audiences of all ages. Thanks to thirty years of experience in education, sales, hospitality and competitive speaking with Toastmaster International she is sensitive and responsive to each audience and venue. She can be elegant, thoughtful and straight forward OR animated, energetic and witty.

 

Audiences of all ages are engaged and entertained by her well crafted programs. Mij creates customized presentations from folk, fairy and literary tales, personal stories and original fiction.

 

Workshops become playshops as Mij entertains and educates.

 

She has taught hundreds of storytellers, librarians, teachers, and parents from Maine to Florida:

  • How to build character and promote literacy through story
  • How to create energy and excitement with little ones and still be in control
  • How to get and hold attention without magic, mayhem or a million props

 

Workshop and Performance Venues include:

  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida Storytelling Festival
  • Miami Dade Public Library System,
  • Broward Center for the Performing Arts,
  • Miami Children’s Hospital
  • Ocala Storytelling Festival
  • Miami Book Fair International
  • Coral Springs Art Festival
  • scores of schools and community centers

 

Accomplishments and Activities:

  • Published South Florida Storytelling News 2005 – present
  • Produced, hosted and emceed numerous staged storytelling events for adults  and families
  • Created popular specialized programs for young children –  Story&Play and Explore-A-Story

 

Memberships

  • National Storytelling Network, staff member, 2010 – 2012
  • Florida Storytelling Association board member, 2008-2010
  • Palm Beach County Storytelling Guild, past president, 2007 – 2009
  • Literacy Collation of Palm Beach County 2010 – present