Program Information

Number of Artists: 1

Grade Levels: 4-5, 6-8, 9-12, Family, K-2, K-5

Program Length: 45 minutes

Ideal Audience Size: Flexible

Maximum Audience Size: Flexible

Setup Time: Minimal

Breakdown Time: Minimal

Technical Requirements: 1 chair, microphone, room temperature bottled water

SOL Connections

English: K.1, K.2, K.8, 1.2, 1.11, 2.1, 2.2, 2.8, 3.1, 3.6, 4.2, 4.4, 4.5, 5.1, 5.6, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5

Artists Fees

Single Fee: $600 - $800

Back to Back Fee: $800 - $1,000

Split Fee: $850 - $1,050

Triple Fee: $1,000 - $1,200


$70-$100 lodging fee for schools over 90 minutes from Alexandria VA

Fee Notes

4 programs in one day $1,300 - $1,500

Donna Washington




Program Type

Elementary School Assemblies, Family Concerts, High School Assemblies, Middle School Assemblies, Storytelling, Workshops

Subject Areas

Culture Studies, Folktales, Life Science, Literature, Social Skills Development, Storytelling

Storyteller, actress and author, Donna Washington has been delighting audiences of all ages with stories from every corner of the globe for many years. Her highly animated style and explosive vocal pyrotechnics bring stories to life before your very eyes. Donna specializes in creating story sets for all ages to fit the needs of your particular group.

Every Story I Tell Is True Except for the Parts that I Make Up (K-12) Donna presents a wide range of tales from many different cultures, including Korean stories, Greek and Celtic myths, African folktales, Arthurian legends, English lore, and American folk heroes. Themes include African and African American Tales, Spooky Tales, Live and Learn (fables), It's Greek to Me (myths), Strong Women, and Frogs and Dogs (animal stories). Programs can be customized to meet a school's particular need.