To see Karen in action,
Abby Williams Hill,
click on =>YouTube<=
"A storyteller of rare and extraordinary power, she
has left a lasting impression at Fort Nisqually
bonfires and many memorable events." Jerry
Eckrom, Author & Storyteller.
enjoys both telling in modern times and bringing the
past to life with living history presentations.
Her effervescent style engages emotions, from the
sublime to the ridiculous, in audiences both young
and old. She has presented in a wide range of
places: libraries, bookstores, schools, senior
centers, churches, Pig War re-enactments, Medieval
wedding receptions, and ghostly bonfires.
experienced Teacher and Museum Curator of Education,
Karen is presently on the board of the Heritage
League of Pierce County. She can often be
found bringing the past to life at Northwest
historic sites such as
Fort Steilacoom, and
San Juan Islands National Historic Park.
Her living history presentations have been featured
Whitman Mission National Historic Site, and the
National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center.
She feels especially rewarded telling the tales of
those whose voices are usually silent in history --
on her experiences as a K-12 music educator, she
incorporates music and sing-alongs into many of her
presentations, often bringing along folk instruments
such as autoharp, mountain dulcimer, or penny
whistle. She enjoys presenting to classrooms
and assemblies and will provide EALRs upon request.
desire to help revitalize the art of storytelling
has led her to conduct workshops for beginning
storytellers and on "Telling Your Family Tales."
She firmly believes that our stories tell who we
are, where we've come from, and where we're going.
Her stories, both traditional and new, may bring
laughter, tears, shivers, or a deep thought or two,
but will always entertain.
With a small in-home
studio, Karen is able to meet a wide variety of
Voice Over needs.
To contact Karen
regarding the services she provides on this site,
click her monogram at the bottom of any page or click Contact
Info, above and to the left.