Cultural Arts•Writing Workshop•Spoken Word

English Language Arts workshops and presentations that are inspiring to students. King is extremely gifted in providing programs for all areas of society. His materials are adapted to fit audiences of every age. During Black History Month, some of the Chicago Public Library’s Neighborhood Branches provided students with various African American programs. The stories told by Oba William King were some of the most thrilling to the children who saw and heard him at Douglas, Lincoln Belmont, Rogers Park, West Chicago and Woodson Regional branches.
Actor/Storyteller Oba William King has earned tremendous acclaim in Chicago and in other parts of the United States. He brings his characters to life on stage with tremendous impetuosity and blazing dramatic urgency.
The actor’s involvement with the children was overwhelming with imagination. They glued their eyes to his slightest movement and listened to his articulation with earnest attention. https:// storytelling-oba-william-king-20140214-story.html by Earl Calloway

Click on the booking link to schedule workshop, residency or performance. A Short term artist residency starts at minimum 3 sessions up to 12 weeks.

English Language Arts It’s Storytelling Time

Oba’s interactive storytelling program is ideal for School Assemblies, Family Reading Night, and Library / Community Involvement activities. The perfect mixture of imaginative literary arts and ste(a)m activities to engage all ages, all cultures and encourage life long learning. Presentations are designed specifically for the age group of the scheduled audience. Easy Booking and Affordable Rates.

Summer Reading • Drum Circle • Building Bridges • Storytelling


interactive storytelling and traditional folk arts presented here. Now scheduling school visits • after school workshops • hands-on interactive literary arts programs. #storytellingking go to the booking request page. All ages/All Cultures

English Language Arts Holiday Stories • Kwanzaa Performance, Celebration & Workshops It’s Storytelling Time

Interactive literary arts activities designed to hone your skills in reading, writing, and rhythm. Oba brings stories to life, stimulating the imagination, building bridges through storytelling for all ages, all cultures.

... she flung the lasso into the sky and the loop wrapped around the moon. Commander Demander helped as she tugged, and tugged until suddenly - the rope sliced right through the center. UtOh, there were two 1/2 moons. 


Storyteller ~ Educational Entertainer ~ Workshop Facilitator ~ Spoken Word Motivational Speaker ~ Folk Tales ~ Poetry  ~ Interactive Story  ~ Drum