Ingrid offers stories, keynote addresses, inspirational talks, workshops and interpretive trainings for audiences of all ages at festivals, schools, organizations, work groups, special events, house concerts and more!

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Inspirational Speaker

​Interpretive Trainer

Ingrid's Past Performance Places include:

Featured Teller/Teacher for Tellabration Weekend with the Portland Storytellers' Guild, Portland OR 2019

Teller-in-Residence, International Storytelling Center, Jonesborough, TN  2017

National Storytelling Festival, Jonesborough, TN  2016

Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, New Voice, Orem, UT  2016

Florida Storytelling Festival, 2019

Northlands Storytelling Confabulaton, Lake Geneva, WI  2017

Stone Soup Storytelling Festival, Woodruff, SC  2016 and 2017

Intensive workshop presenter, National Storytelling Network Conference 2018

The Art of the Story Storytelling Festival, Hillsboro, OR  2017

Northwest Folklife, Seattle, WA  2015-2017

National Storytelling Network Conference Fringe, Kansas City, MO  2018 and 2016

​Moth Grand Slam, Seattle, WA  2015

Forest Storytelling Festival, Port Angeles, WA  2019, 2015, and 2011

Expeditions include Antarctica, Patagonia, West Coast of South America, Alaska, & Russian Far East.

The Flame, Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Seattle Storytellers Guild Tellabration

Guest teller at guilds throughout the Pacific Northwest

Ingrid is tickled to have her photo and quote on the wall at the International Storytelling Center. A dream come true!

Receiving an award from East Tennessee State University for Outstanding Storytelling Performance 2016. With advisor, Delanna Reed Ph.D. Ingrid earned her Masters in Storytelling from ETSU in May 2017.

Telling with Donald Davis at Timpanogos after winning the New Voices Competition.. Awesome . . . 

© Ingrid Nixon 2016-2020 /

December 8: Ingrid, together with Anne Rutherford and Norm Brecke, keep the tradition of yuletide ghost stories alive. Join them on Zoom. Email for the FREE link.


January 16: Ingrid will be doing a solo show of Alaska stories with the Portland Storytellers' Guild live on Zoom ... New stories. Mark your calendars.


Listen to Ingrid's story, Luna, featured on BYU's The Apple Seed. Recorded by Sam Payne  at the Florida Storytelling Festival in January, 2019.


Check out samples of Ingrid's work on YouTube starting with this recording from her set "Twisted Grimm's"  from Northwest Folklife. Wickedly good fun! 


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Ingrid is thrilled and honored to receive the Gold Seal from Storytelling World for Operation Bouncy Chair. To order, click here.