Gene and Peggy Helmick-Richardson
Twice Upon a Time Storytellers
Want to be entertained, enchanted, empowered to battle life’s dragons? This tandem storytelling team shares myriad folktales, fairy tales, ghost stories and personal narratives with humor and insight for all ages and environments.
They have been featured tellers for both the Texas Storytelling Festival and Texas Storytelling Conference, and storytellers for the 2005 National Storytelling Conference Regional Concert in Oklahoma City. In addition to schools, libraries, festivals, conferences and community events, Gene and Peggy have told multiple times for a federal penitentiary, state prison, and county jail, and hosted weekly programs for a drug and alcohol treatment center. They have presented storytelling workshops for Richland College’s Emeritus program, Texas Storytelling Festival, Texas Storytelling Conference, and National Storytelling Conference.