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Tales with a Twist


Whether performing at schools, coffee shops, nursing homes, historical sites, banks, parks, or on a train, Chris leaves you with an unforgettable performance. A member of The Riverwind Storytellers, The MO-TEL storytelling guild, Gateway storytellers, National Association of Interpretation, and charitable organizations, Chris has a diverse set of talents. Chris Sutton has worked as an interpreter & storyteller for the Saint Louis Zoo and as a storyteller & guide for Missouri State Parks. From Frances Scott Key to the Civil War to the history of the Dodo Bird, his brilliant and intriguing living history programs inspire and excite each listener.


Chris performs children and adult stories focused on life lessons, living history, turn of the century, inspiration, nature based adventures & twists of fate. Whether telling children’s stories, twist of fate tales to adults, or bringing history alive, he brings a unique and gripping sense of awe with every presentation. Known as the Twist of Fate Tall Tale Turner, Chris was nominated for emerging storytelling artist of the year and continues to delight and captivate audiences of all ages.