Elaine Muray's unique movement based approach to storytelling has provided her the opportunity to perform at the Australian Storytelling Festival, Three Rivers Storytelling Festival, the National Theater and the Northlands Storytelling Conference. In 2008 she was chosen by her then Pacific peers to solely represent the 5-state region at the National Storytelling All Regions Concert. In addition to her performances for all ages, she provides residencies and workshops on storytelling and literacy, movement and Storytelling for Educators.
Elaine has studied with the masters of physical theater including Tony Montanaro. Since 2003, Elaine has been under the personal direction of Paata Tsikurishvili, artistic director of Washington DC's Synetic Theater, winner of multiple awards for direction and choreography.
Elaine is a certified ELL instructor and a member of NSN's Youth and Educators in Storytelling. She is on the Board of the National Storytelling Network and Storytellers of New Mexico. Elaine is a performer educator for member of Santa Barbara Children's Creative Project, Fairfax County's (VA/DC) Arts Council and Ventura (CA) Children's Celebration of the Arts.