Thomas Doty – Storyteller
Programs & Services
An Overview of Offerings
Here are programs and services currently offered by Thomas Doty. Click on a title for a detailed description.
- Performances: Dynamic and engaging, steeped in Native American oral traditions of the West, Old Time stories are woven with modern native stories to provide present-day insights into ancient cultures. From theatre settings to schools to conferences, performances can be presented as traditional storytellings, talks, keynotes, author visits or house concerts.
- Workshops & Residencies: Thomas Doty teaches innovative, hands-on workshops, drawn from years of experience as a Master Teacher in the Arts in Education program. Doty teaches two levels of workshops: Basic Classes and Master Classes. They can be combined with performances to create a residency that lasts from a few days to several weeks.
- Consulting: Thomas Doty is a skilled and creative consultant, with over three decades of experience. He has a deep knowledge of native culture that has been passed to him by the elders.
- Tours: Master storyteller Thomas Doty is your guide on Native Story Tours to ancient and historic sites in his ancestral homeland of southern Oregon and northern California. Experience Old Time stories in the amazing landscapes where the stories come from.
There are resources on this website that complement and support Thomas Doty's performances and workshops.
In the Library, you can read stories and poems, listen to stories, read a play. There are also stories in Spanish, and a page that aligns Doty's stories to Common Core State Standards
There are additional resources in the Culture and Rocks sections of this website, including digital tours of village sites, topical essays on culture, an index of rock writing symbols, and more.... Enjoy!