British Storyteller, Speaker, Educator, Coach & Consultant
Rosemary Scott Vohs was classically trained in performance arts in her native England where she began presenting literature at the age of six with the London Academy for Music and Dramatic art. An award winning performer she has told tales in England, Australia, Southeast Asia and Canada as well the Pacific Northwest where she is a frequent visitor to festivals and school classrooms, arts assemblies and PTA events.
Rosemary is also a popular and entertaining speaker, delivering motivational and educational keynotes and seminars at conferences and in corporate, community, academic and professional development settings.
Rosemary as Educator
Rosemary has also taught for the Department of Communication at WWU since 1985 specializing in beginning and advanced public speaking. She has served as Director of Forensics at WWU, coaching award-winning students for intercollegiate competition at the regional and national level in public speaking, reader’s theater, and in oral interpretation of literature events.
In 2004 she was honored as one of Western’s “Favorite Professors”.
Rosemary served as the committee chair of the American Folklore Society’s Aesop Prize 2010 award committee and was a member of the committee from 2007-2010.
She currently chairs the AFS Opie Prize planning ommittee.
Rosemary was co-chair of the National Storytelling Conference held at WWU in 2004 and was producer of the Words Take Wing storytelling education series in 2006.
Rosemary is also a founding member of the Bellingham Storytellers Guild and co-founder of the Whatcom County Voices of the Ancestors Oral History Project.
From 1999-2009 Rosemary served as Washington state liaison for the National Storytelling Network and during that time was editor of the Washington Storytelling Newsletter, served as producer of Tellabration at WWU’s Performing Arts Center and was co-producer of the Bellingham Storytelling Festival.
American Folklore Society – Children’s Folklore Section
Bellingham Storytellers Guild – Founding Member
National Speakers Association- Professional Member
National Storytelling Network – Member (WA State Liaison 1999-2009)