Quick Trips

Curious what dinnertime might be like at a penguin colony? Check out this short video.

Ingrid Nixon ~ Storyteller

Performing as Teller In Residence at the International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough, TN. Photo by John Edwards

Alaska! Can there be any doubt as to why they call it The Great Land?

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© Ingrid Nixon 2017

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Photos © Ingrid Nixon

Polar Bears! With all of the changes to their arctic habitat brought about by our warming climate, these bears need storytellers! Ingrid is inspired and on it. Travel to see these bears with Apex Expeditions.

Photos © Ingrid Nixon

Photos © Ingrid Nixon


​​​​​​​​2017:​ (Scroll down for current dates)

January 7 - 28: Stories of Shackleton and more in Antarctica with Apex Expeditions.

Throughout February: Work on the Masters in Storytelling from ETSU continues.

February 27 - 29: Various performances of commissioned stories and emceeing a story slam for Denali National Park and Preserve's Centennial Celebration at Winterfest, Denali Park, AK.

March: Thesis work continues with completion at March 31.

March 21: Featured teller for the Story People of Clallam County, Port Angeles, WA.

March 25:Kalevala Epic with Seattle Storytellers Guild, Nordic Heritage Center, Seattle, WA.

April 6: ​Starry, Starry Night: Stories of Constellations at Banks City Hall for the Art of the Story Storytelling Festival, Washington County, OR.

April 7: Adventure Calls! at Aloha Library for the Art of the Story Storytelling Festival, Washington Country, OR.

April 8: Showcase Concert for the Art of the Story Storytelling Festival, Washington County, OR at the Arts & Communication Magnet Academy Auditorium, Beaverton, OR.

April 20 - 23: Featured Teller at the Stone Soup Storytelling Festival, Woodruff, SC.

April 27 - 30: Showcase teller and conducting "Story Evolution By Way of Creative Selection" workshop at Northlands Story Confabulation in Lake Geneva, WI.

May 6: "Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda" ~ Stories with the Portland Storytellers' Guild, Portland, OR.

May 15 - 17: In the studio recording a new collection of creepy ghost stories.

May 17:Birds: Wise and Wondrous, Mischievious and Mystical, Audubon Society, Sequim, WA.

May 18: Producer and emcee for International Story Slam funded, in part, by grant from the National Storytelling Network, Olympic Theatre Arts, Sequim, WA.

May 27: Liars Contest at Northwest Folklife, Seattle, WA.

May 28: Ghost Stories at Northwest Folklife, Seattle, WA.

May 29: Emcee Story Slam Light at Northwest Folklife, Seattle, WA.

June 2: Featured teller in Portland Storytellers' Guild's Festival of Stories, Portland, OR.

June 3: Emcee (and organizer) Liars Contest for the Story People of Clallam County, Port Angeles, WA.

June 19 - July 8: Tales of Steller, Bering, Baba Yaga and more in the Russian Far East with Apex Expeditions.

July 13: Producing and emceeing a Story Slam at Olympic Theatre Arts in Sequim, WA. 

​July 17 - 23: Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center, Jonesborough, TN.

July 25 - August 8: Off-line for personal travels.

August 24 - 27: A "do not disturb" writing weekend with Jeff Doyle.

September 10 - 22: Looking for bears (with a story or two) on Alaska's Great Bears with Apex Expeditions.

September 26: Myths for 7th Graders at Blue Heron Middle School, Port Townsend, WA.

September 28: Pre-Festival Performance at Park View Villas, Port Angeles, WA.

September 28: Producing and emceeing Story Slam at Olympic Theatre Arts in Sequim, WA.

October 2: Stories for the Sequim Prairie Garden Club, Sequim, WA.

October 7: Creative lead and featured teller in the Portland Storytellers' Guild's monthly show, Portland, OR.

October 14: Leading "Story Evolution By Way of Creative Selection" workshop for the Portland Storytellers' Guild, Portland, OR.

October 16 - 17: Workshopping stories with Elizabeth Ellis, Seattle, WA.

October 18: Coaching session with Antonio Roche and Jeff Doyle on a project supported in part through a Members Grant from the National Storytelling Network, Port Angeles, WA.

October 19: Pre-festival performance for The Story People at Studium Generale, Port Angeles, WA.

October 20-22: Opening teller and assisting with the Forest Storytelling Festival, Port Angeles, WA.

November 1 - 17: Leading expedition to Patagonia for Zegrahm Expeditions.

November 30: Producing and emceeing Story Slam, Sequim, WA.

December 15: The Moth, Seattle WA.

December 19: Holiday stories in Port Angeles, WA.

December 20: Stories on Tap, Portland, OR.


January 15 - February 4: Sharing history stories in Patagonia and Antarctica with Zegrahm Expeditions.

February 7 - 11: Rehearsal for The Lost Diaries of Eve and Adam, Brighton, MI.

March 3: Featured teller in the Portland Storytellers Guild showcase. Portland, OR.

March 10: Debut of The Lost Diaries of Eve and Adam with Jeff Doyle at the Opera House at Howell, MI. 

April 5 - 20: Central American stories while traveling through the Panama Canal to Cuba with Zegrahm Expeditions.

April 27 - 29: Leading a workshop while attending Northlands Story Confab, Madison, WI.

May 3: Featured speaker at Studium Generale, Peninsula College, Port Angeles, WA.

May 5: Epic telling of 1001 Nights with the Seattle Storytellers Guild, Seattle, WA.

May 9 - 24: Folktales around Britain with Zegrahm Expeditions.

July 4 - 19: Exploration stories in and about Franz Josef Land with Apex Expeditions.

July 26 - 29: National Storytelling Network conference, Kansas City, MO.

August 13 - 20: Stories of the landscape for Camp Denali's Special Emphasis Series, Denali National Park, AK.

October 5 - 7: Headed to Jonesborough to enjoy a rich weekend of storytelling.


January 3 - 22: Headed to Antarctica to stories of exploration with Apex Expeditions.

​January 24 - 27: Special event to be announced.

May 17 - June 2: Stories of Coastal Norway and Spitsbergen with Zegrahm Expeditions.

July (specific dates t.b.d.): Stories of polar travel en route to the North Pole with Apex Expeditions.

August 8 - 20: Travels and stories of the Russian Arctic/Wrangell Island with Apex Expeditions.​

More travels and storytelling performances in the works. Please check back!







The debut of  "Luna" ~ a true story about how a lone whale empowered a people and changed a community.