Story by Story: Peter Cook

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Performance

Age Group:

Adults
Registration for this event will close on March 9, 2023 @ 6:00pm.
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Event Details

Join PSPL for Story by Story, a monthly storytelling series featuring diverse tellers from around the country. Enjoy one of the oldest performing arts while hearing about a variety of cultures and beliefs. Performances run 45-60 minutes, followed by an up-to 30 minute discussion opportunity. Story by Story is a storytelling series for adults, but mature teens are also welcome. An American Sign Language interpreter will be provided for all events.

Peter S. Cook is an internationally reputed Deaf performing artist whose work incorporates American Sign Language, pantomime, storytelling, acting, and movement. He has traveled extensively around the country and abroad with Flying Words Project to promote ASL Literature with Kenny Lerner since 1986. Peter has appeared in Live from Off Center’s “Words on Mouth” (PBS) and “United States of Poetry” (PBS) produced by Emmy winner Bob Holman. Peter has worked with Deaf storytellers/poets in Europe, Brazil, Israel, and Japan and was invited to the White House to join the National Book Festival in 2003. He has been featured at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, The Deaf Way II, National Storytelling Festival, Tales of Graz (Austria), Cave Run Storytelling Festival (Morehead, KY), and many others. Peter lives in Chicago and Chairs the ASL Department at Columbia College Chicago.

For more information on Peter Cook, visit https://www.deafpetercook.com/.

This program will be presented in ASL with English interpretation provided.

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