"Fairy tales are more than true, not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten."
— G.K. Chesterton
Phil Sheridan is a professional actor and storyteller. He appears on the TV shows Nash Bridges and Trauma, is the voice of “Grandpa” in the Sim City video game series, and plays Nonno (papa story man) in the Disney/Pixar film La Luna.
He also tells stories in schools, libraries and at parties. Phil specializes in fairy and folk tales illustrating courage, compassion and kindness.
Phil's storytelling schedule is:
Mill Valley Library
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Phil's acceptance speech at the Milley Awards
People from all over the country come to the farm where Wilbur lives just to look at him and the woven spiderweb above him. This is all too much for Wilbur. He is overwhelmed and faints. I feel a little bit like Wilbur tonight. I too am overwhelmed… (click here to continue)
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Phil Sheridan in Disney/Pixar film, La Luna
Phil plays Nonno (grandpa) in, “La Luna”, nominated for an Academy Award in 2012 for Best Animated Short Film. It was theatrically released with Pixar/Disney's feature film “Brave”.
Fried Brains—Alta Ifland
A story I read recently by a young lady who grew up in Communist Romania. What life must be like in a repressive regime.
Deceit by James Siegel – Warner/Random House
Here is the opening of “Deceit” as read by Phil. It is a nice short story unto itself—and you can pause it to see if you are able to solve the traveler's puzzle.
This is a 4–minute tale from East India that’s worth listening to if you, like me, sometimes suffer from timidity.
Dreamland by Dave Fromer
One of the sweetest bedtime lullabies I have ever heard…