Creative! Inspiring! Interactive!
Linda Gorham’s performances are filled with surprising twists and unconventional humor. For the past 25 years, Linda has engaged audiences with poignant and humorous family stories; interactive folktales, distinctive myths and notably twisted fairy tales; and riveting, well-researched historical stories. Each performance is infused with her unique, signature ‘sophisticated attitude’.
Linda has two award-winning CDs. Jumping on Grandma’s Plastic Covered Couch, is a revealing look at the inspiring and often unpredictable world of family, love and self-identity. Common Sense and Uncommon Fun, breathes new life into timeless multicultural folktales.
An award-winning recording artist, Gorham has performed internationally as a storyteller, speaker, and workshop leader, including tours in Greece, South Africa, and Egypt. She was the co-festival director of the 2014 National Black Storytelling Festival and Conference in Chicago.
“Linda can rivet people of all walks of life with tales from all over the world – To some, Gorham is a hip, here-and-now, modern day griot.” – Chicago Tribune