Jo Blake Cave

Storyteller and Theatre Maker

Jo Blake Cave performs nationally and internationally as a storyteller and theatre maker, and regularly works with the National Trust, National Theatre and British Council.

In 2009 she was the youngest storyteller to be nominated for an Arts Foundation Fellowship Award for Storytelling and was Resident Storyteller at Royal & Derngate theatre from 2010–2013. Recent shows include musical collaboration with Glowglobes on ‘The Girl Who Became A Boy’; ‘We Are Pathmakers’ – weaving together story, archaeology, nursery rhyme, and legend; and ‘Riverlands’ – a collaboration with poet and UK Canal Laureate, Jo Bell.

She is cofounder of Talking Skull Collective – a network of international storytellers. She is Associate Lecturer on the BA Acting degree at Northampton University, with an MA in Dance Theatre from Trinity Laban and is currently studying for a PhD at the University of Chichester in emergent storytelling practices.

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