Mary Ann Blue has thirty years of classroom experience. She presently teaches Spanish and coaches storytelling at San Antonio’s Saint Mary’s Hall. She has presented workshops on teaching language through storytelling for professional organizations, including the American Council on Teaching Foreign Language. Mary Ann is a performance artist and event organizer who has been a leader in the Texas storytelling community for over twenty years. She has been featured at the Texas Storytelling Festival, George West Storyfest, PBS “Barney and Friends” and as keynoter for UTSA’s 2010 Storytelling Festival. She serves on the Tejas Storytelling Association Board and is the Director of the Texas Storytelling 25th Anniversary Festival.