“Powerful, polished, professional …”– Jo Radner, former director, National Storytelling Network
Oh, my goodness, she’s fabulous…her voice is so rich and full, her telling style is relaxed, fun and intimate. She made a whole room full of people feel as if she was telling just to them. – Karen Chace, storyteller and author
Cris is both a delightfully entertaining performer and an exceptionally effective teacher of the craft of storytelling. – Diana Wyra, Director, Batavia Public Library
Mrs. Riedel is magic—she tells stories.
The stories made my imagination run wild!
When can you come back?
I wish you could come tell us more stories for the rest of the year.
WOW! Your storytelling was the highlight… – Rick A. Davis, Executive Director Fredonia Storytelling Festival
Eyes were wide with rapt wonder as the words rolled effortlessly off the tongue of Cris Riedel [who] delightfully held court at Debbie’s Cafe for about two hours. She had the audience eating out of her hands. – DJ Smith, Editor Genesee Country Express
“The students were completely wrapped up in your storytelling.” – Kim Hoffman, SUNY Geneseo
The art of storytelling is very special and so was your visit. – Karen Benway, Colden Elementary School
“She should be in every school in the state.” -Kevin Eberle, principal, West Seneca Middle School, West Seneca, New York
Summer reading shows
“Boy were the kids at the library thrilled with your storytelling! You are the best!” – Bonnie Schweizer, Peterson Memorial Library
The program was very entertaining to the children as well as the parents! – May Sharmat, Livonia NY Autumn in the Village
“Our community expects a high quality summer reading program…Cris did a wonderful job.” -Sarah Mathews, Wadsworth Public Library
Great! Got so much out of it!
Answered questions I didn’t even know I had!
Good ideas and clearly explained.