Sunday, January 24, 2010
Li Min Mo is a professional storyteller and artist who was born in China and lived in many parts of the world, before settling in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Li Min has been teaching art, drama, storytelling and history to children and adults, winning praise and awards for her work for over 20 years. She has brought her exciting programs to schools, universities, and communities all over the country.
Ms. Mo holds an M.A. in Theater and Education from Goddard College in Vermont and an M.F.A. from Emerson College in Creative Writing. In the sixties, she worked with Peter Schuman's Bread and Puppet Theatre and studied with Reality Theatre-Gurdinieze, Japanese Kyogen Players and with Joan Halifax on Shamanism, Buddhism and the Sun Dance Teachings of the Native Americans.
Ms. Mo has received awards and support from local arts councils, the Cultural Education Collaborative, Chapter 636 Grants, Friends of Boston Libraries, and Channel 4's "You Gotta Have Arts." Ms. Mo is listed in the Cultural Resource Directory for programs funded by Mass. Cultural Council.