Dominic Kelly

"A master storyteller" BBC Radio

"Compelling" The Times


Dominic is a performance storyteller whose powerful and entertaining style has captivated audiences in theatres, festivals and schools across fifteen countries on three continents.

He tours performance pieces for adults and children, directs storytelling performances for major venues, and trains actors and other professionals in storytelling techniques.


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Public Events

21 February:

"The Hero Light". Birmingham Storytelling Café.

22 February:

"The Hero Light". Mr Rook's Speak Easy, Frome, Somerset.

15 March:

"The Hero Light". Turku, Finland.

17 March:

"The Hero Light". Lappeenranta, Finland.

18 March:

Workshop: "Spring Clean Your Storytelling". Teatteri ILMI Ö, Helsinki, Finland.

18 March:

"The Hero Light". Teatteri ILMI Ö, Helsinki, Finland.

25 March:

"The Invisibility Hat". Litfest, Lancaster.

1 June:

"The Hero Light". Word of Mouth, Manchester.



Alongside praise for his performances for school students and pupils of all ages, Dominic has won acclaim for the strength of his work helping children and young people realise their potential as storytellers, through workshops and many long and short-term projects.

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Dominic is a performance storyteller with an international reputation for dynamic, powerful and entertaining work.

Venues include The Barbican, National Theatre, Soho Theatre, Teater Pero, The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival, The British Museum and festivals around the world from India to the Arctic Circle.

He directs storytelling performances for Rikscenen, Norway's national folk arts centre and teaches storytelling at Stockholm's Royal College of Music. He has directed storytelling programmes for festivals including Litfest, Larmer Tree Festival and Solfest. He is an associate member of Fabula Storytelling company in Stockholm.

Dominic has also helped thousands of young people find their voice as storytellers, and has trained hundreds of theatre and education professionals in using storytelling in their work. He is based in the Lake District, UK and Stockholm, Sweden.

“Breathless and Enthralling” The Hindu

“Stunning” Herald & Post


For booking and further information

+44 (0)7758 704299 / +46(0)70 096 56 64