Photo by Keith Buckley
Chetter Galloway is a storyteller who specializes in African and African-American stories. Chetter, a native of Suffolk, VA is the youngest of ten children and remembers his father telling stories on road trips. He first experienced the power of storytelling at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Williamsburg, VA. He honed his craft at East Tennessee State University in their Masters of Storytelling Program. Chetter has worked as an artist with Young Audiences - Woodruff Arts Center, the SC Arts Commission, and Better Basics Enrichment Program of Birmingham, AL. His dynamic imaginative style is best described as animated and energetic while captivating the listener with stories.
Chetter also plays the Djembe drum in many of his performances. He has recorded (3) storytelling CDs: Evil Knows Where Evil Sleeps, Fresh Squeezed Carrot Juice, & A Story, A Story, Let It Come, Let It Come. Chetter has performed at notable venues such as: Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Atlanta Dogwood Festival, The Fernbank Museum, Fort Gillem Army Base, Georgia Pacific, The High Museum of Fine Art, The National Black Arts Festival, & The Smithsonian.
His tailor made programs are perfect for schools, churches, family reunions, civic groups, holiday celebrations, assisted living homes, and more. Chetter is a member of the National Association of Black Storytellers, National Storytelling Network, Kuumba Storytellers of Georgia, and the Southern Order of Storytellers. Engaging and entertaining, Chetter invites you to Feel the Rhythm & Live the Story!