Supporting the art of storytelling throughout Ohio.
Founder and Artistic Director
World of Difference, Ltd.
Phone: (330) 858-0761
Hello! If you are looking for interactive storytelling programs, then you've come to the right place! I offer high-energy, humorous, fully-engaging programs based on folktales from around the world! Programs are perfect for all ages, from preschoolers to older adults and are designed to make the audience active participants in the story!
I have programs suitable for many different holiday celebrations, and the stories I tell cover a wide-range of themes, from friendship and generosity to caring for the earth and respecting elders. In addition to my programs based on folktales, I also offer performances based on my original stories and children's books as well as Biblical stories, such as the Parables of Jesus.
I teach workshops on storytelling, story-writing, and creative drama and movement for children and offer a variety of professional development workshops for adults. If you still don't see what you're looking for, just ask! With enough advance notice, I may be able to develop a program that fits your needs!
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I also have two DVDs based on my interactive storytelling programs. Both take children on an adventure of imagination while opening them up to the wonder of storytelling. The first, Flight to India, is based on the famous Indian folktale, The Monkey and the Crocodile. The second, Voyage to Russia, is based on the Russian folktale, Babushka. These as well as my children's books (Lily and the City of Light, O Christmas Tree and 'Twas the Year Christ Left Christmas) are all available at Amazon.com.
World of Difference Ltd. is based in North Canton, Ohio, but will tour to just about anywhere! I am especially interested in performance opportunities outside the US where I can learn about and experience other cultures first-hand. If you are interested in learning more, please don't hesitate to contact me or visit: http://www.lindsaybonilla.com
You can keep up with where I'm performing and what's new at the
I just wanted to share the exciting news that I have a new book and DVD out!! The book, O Christmas Tree, is my third children's book and released just in time for the holidays. In addition to the book itself, I'm also offering interactive storytelling performances of it where I play the role of Treena the Christmas Tree, complete with full-body tree suit! :)
My DVD film is called, Flight to…Continue
Posted on November 22, 2011 at 1:53pm
I'm going to be giving a writing/storytelling workshop to a group of 2nd grade students next year, and one of the things I'm interested in doing is giving them a list of ways to begin a story. (ie; Once upon a time. . . Many, many years ago. . . etc.)
I'd also like to give them some of the ways that stories start in other cultures (like Cric? Crac! in Haiti) I know there are a lot of neat ways out there from all over the world! Those of you…Continue
Posted on November 1, 2011 at 4:40pm — 1 Comment
I'm looking for troll stories and thought maybe some of you might know of some! An organization near where I live is doing a whole event with trolls sometime this fall. They said that they would like to have a historical story with a central troll character which they are then planning to use as their mascot, so if any of you have any favorite troll stories that you think might fit the bill, please let me know! You can send me a message my oops page or reach me…Continue
Posted on January 22, 2011 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments
Hello OOPS members and friends,
I wanted to share with you the news that I had a second children's book published in December. This book, 'Twas the Year Christ Left Christmas, is available at my publisher's website and will be available through Amazon in the coming weeks. You can learn more about the book by clicking here.
I hope you are all off to…Continue
Posted on January 10, 2011 at 9:56am