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Andrea Lovett is the co-founder of the award winning non-profit organization Massmouth, Inc.  She has taught and performed stories nationally and internationally. Lovett is currently a teaching artist for Young Audiences of Massachusetts. She believes stories and storytelling help create strong, healthy and connected communities. She is the recipient of the 2010 LANES (League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling) Brother Blue-Ruth Hill Award and the 2012 National Storytelling Oracle Award for Leadership and Service in the Northeast. Andrea has been featured twice in the Boston Globe “G” pages and South Shore Living Magazine, and produces three Story Slam Series along with the storytelling series Say What? for the Hingham Community Access program. Learn more about Andrea at
http://andrealovett.blogspot.com/ and http://mass-story.com

 

Meghann Perry, CARC, is a Certified Addiction Recovery Coach, working with both adolescents and adults seeking recovery from addiction. She’s also an actor, award-winning storyteller, storytelling teacher, and a two-time Moth Grand Slam finalist. She loves to combine her background in the performing arts with her work as a recovery coach in creative projects, such as acting for Improbable Players and doing prevention work in schools through theater. She is also co-director of the Moving Stories Foundation, which creates unique performances blending original choreography and storytelling with formerly incarcerated women and women in recovery. She is the co-creator of Recovery Storytelling, teaching the art of personal storytelling to those impacted by substance use disorder. A Scituate native, she now lives in Bridgewater with her teenage daughter, who is way cooler than her. Find out more about her creative projects and recovery coaching at www.meghannperry.com