Experienced with a Variety of Audiences and Settings

Sara has performed in libraries, senior centers, hospitals, parks, museums, classrooms, theaters, school auditoriums, and daycare centers. Along with being a featured artist at the Connecticut Storytelling Festival in New London, CT , the Three Apples Festival in Harvard, MA., and Hartford’s First Night, she is listed in the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism’s Directory of Performing Artists, Connecticut’s directory of outstanding performing artists

Sara deBeer Storyteller

An Environment of Respect and Trust

An experienced classroom teacher with degrees from Yale and Bank Street, Sara offers workshops for tellers at every level of experience. Sara has provided lively workshops for Connecticut’s Institutes for Teaching and Learning; “Sharing the Fire,” Boston’s annual storytelling conference; and the Storytelling Institute at Southern Connecticut State University. She has worked with audiences of all ages and her goal is always to ensure that conversations occur in an environment of respect and trust.


  • Teaching Artist for schools program affiliated with Connecticut Storytelling Center
  • Discussion Leader, Book Voyagers and Literature for a Lifetime, CHC
  • Storyteller for the Bushnell’s Partner’s Program
  • CWP Fellow, Connecticut Writing Project (CWP), University of Connecticut
  • Master of Science in Education, Bank Street College of Education
  • B.A., Yale University, Summa Cum Laude Major: English