Anna Jarrett is an internationally acclaimed storyteller, Story Consultant, teacher, trainer, writer and outdoor tour guide. With 30 years experience in creative arts, performance, media production and education, Anna has an international reputation in America, New Zealand, Singapore and India. An inspirational speaker, published author, recording artist and passionate naturalist, Anna’s life work is dedicated to the power of stories to help us to connect to, understand and care for our world.
As a Story Consultant, Anna works with a story framework to research, plan and represent all stories within a specific theme. Anna has a depth of experience in working with community, cultural and natural heritage stories including; Wombeyan Caves, Montague Island Lighthouse, Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens, endangered shorebirds, Kangaroo Valley dairy farming pioneers, Aboriginal intergenerational experiences of education, our south coast estuaries, coastlines and forest, and most recently Queensland Rail history. The form of these stories is multifaceted; films, books, guided tour scripts, museum audio installations, interpretive signs. 2020 is a year for interpreting country and telling stories differently, post the summer bushfire catastrophes and the experience of the global pandemic. Anna is keen to work with stories to help us to celebrate the places we call home, to share personal stories which help us heal from traumatic experiences and to find new stories which resonate hope, resilience and a positive future for us to all grow into.