2016 J.J. RENEAUX EMERGING ARTIST GRANT RECIPIENT
2015 and 2016 Recipient of a START PLACE grant by The City of San Antonio, Department for Culture and Creative Development
Outstanding performance, ETSU Storytelling Program, 2013-2014
WOLF TRAP TEACHER ARTIST
Member of the San Antonio, Tejas Storytelling Association,
and the National Storytelling Network.
Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Artist 2018-2020
"Carolina Quiroga-Stultz blew me out of the water with her traditional tale from South America...Carolina's telling was graceful, passionate, she embodied life in her physicality and poise. I was truly caught, captured, and inspired, bedazzled and left breathless by her performance." Simon Brooks. storyteller, voice talent, and educator. diamondscree.com
Carolina Quiroga-Stultz is a Bilingual Storyteller Performer and Podcaster, who graduated in 2013 with a Masters in Storytelling from the East Tennessee State University (ETSU). Her large repertoire of bilingual stories, explores the Native and Afro-Latin American and Hispanic Myths, Legends and Mysteries ranging from El Río Bravo to La Patagonia. Her bilingual storytelling enchants her audiences with her compelling mannerisms and the passion she brings to each story.
She has performed at several regional festivals and Conferences in Texas, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Kansas City, and also at numerous schools, libraries, universities and colleges to culturally and socially diverse audiences. To see all the venues Click Here.
In early 2019, Carolina’s bilingual literary podcast “Tres Cuentos Podcast” dedicated to the traditional narratives of Latin America, was awarded two grants for its continuation by the following organizations: ALTERNATE ROOTS and from NALAC (National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures). Listen to the podcast here: www.trescuentos.com
On July 31 to Aug 4, 2018 Carolina was a TELLER IN RESIDENCE at INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING CENTER - Jonesborough, Tennessee.
Early in 2017, Carolina brought all Maya Tales to the Storytelling Festival at the American School in Tampico, Mexico. Later in March, she was a featured teller at the Tejas Storytelling Festival in Denton, TX.
In March 2016, Carolina toured in Costa Rica with her shows: The Tatu’s Night and Las Animas (spooky tales). During the summer of 2016 Carolina was the featured storyteller at the Witte Museum for the Mayan Exhibition: Hidden Worlds Revealed.
On 2014, she was awarded “Outstanding Performer of the Year” by ETSU, and in December 2015 she became the recipient of the “J.J. RENEAUX EMERGING ARTIST GRANT” by the National Storytelling Network. On 2016 she became a Teacher Artist part of the Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning through the Arts, a recognized national model for utilizing the performing arts to support young children’s cognitive, emotional, and physical development and school readiness.
Carolina has organized and/or produced cultural events in Texas such as Las Animas de Los Muertos Storytelling Performance a show in celebration of El Día de Los Muertos from a grant from the City of San Antonio Department for Culture and Creative Development (DCCD).
During the summer of 2016 Carolina produced her second performance in San Antonio: Curanderiando: Tales of Healing with anthropologist Elizabeth Portilla, Yerbero/herbalist. The show was funded again from an award received from DCCD. In November 2016, a member of the San Antonio Storytellers, Carolina produced the First children storytelling festival, Tellabration 2016 thanks to a grant received from the DCCD.
Her latest storytelling production was Día de los Niños y Niñas: Stories From All Around The World, A multicultural and Multilingual Storytelling Event at Instituto Cultural de México on April 30, 2017.
For this event, Carolina partnered with the San Antonio Storytellers, Instituto Cultural de México, The Tejas Storytelling Association, HEB, Barnes & Nobles, UTSA College of Education and Human Development and SAReads.
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