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Hillary Rea

2016 Speaker

HILLARY REA is an award-winning storyteller living in Philadelphia. She is the host of the shows “Tell Me A Story” and “Fibber.” Rea is a Moth StorySlam winner and has performed with the How I Learned Series, Story Collider, The Soundtrack Series, Real Characters, Speakeasy DC and more. She is a 2016 Independence Foundation Fellow in the Arts and was a 2011 Artist-in-Residence for Elsewhere Artist Collaborative in Greensboro, NC. During this residency, Rea created derivé, an interactive audio museum tour that pair personal stories with found objects. In 2013, she was assistant director for 1812 Productions’ “It’s My Party: The Women and Comedy Project,” an interdisciplinary storytelling and theater piece. In addition to producing live storytelling events, Rea runs monthly storytelling classes and corporate workshops through Tell Me A Story. Past clients include Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, The Pennsylvania Innocence Project, TicketLeap and Hungry Education. @tmasphilly