Micaela Blei

The Moth - Sr Education Program Mgr


Quick Bio

Micaela Blei is a storyteller, doctoral student, former elementary school teacher and Senior Manager of Education at The Moth.

Micaela is a doctoral candidate at New York University’s Program in Educational Theatre, with a research focus on personal narrative and professional development. She has also taught storytelling workshops and performance programs in schools across New York City as well as for Google, Humanity in Action, DreamYard Project, Barnard College, Lincoln Center Education, and others. She co-founded and designed The Moth High School StorySLAM Program and The Moth Teacher Stories Program.

As a storyteller, Micaela is a two-time Moth GrandSLAM champion, Moth MainStage storyteller and has toured nationally with the Unchained Tour. Her stories can be heard on The Moth Radio Hour and podcast, and on Dingmantics, Narrative.ly, Soundtrack Series and others. Her solo storytelling show, “The Secret Life of Your Third Grade Teacher,” was produced at the NYC International Fringe Festival in August 2016, and was chosen for the Fringe Encore Series as a Best of the Festival.

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