David works with students to weave stories.

“David Novak is a gifted teller who enhances his stories with a bag of tricks.” 

–– Smithsonian Magazine

“The first experience with David was so positive and the results so impressive that Biltmore has since hired him for two more multi-day training programs.”

–– Ellen Rickman, Director of Museum and Guest Services at The Biltmore Company

Storytelling enriches teamwork

David leads Teachers via Zoom

“He went out of his way to share resources, accommodated schedule changes, and demonstrated creative active learning opportunities for students to implement in the classroom or at home. I would like to specifically praise Mr. Novak’s teaching and his impact on the teachers and students.”

–Jeanette Huerta, Early Childhood Mentor

Keynote for Sydney Int'l Storytelling Conference

“David Novak speaks words of wisdom through the spoken word if your not listening closely or just distracted by his talent! You miss it! Incredibly inspiring.”

–– Nicole Migotto-Brown,
Sydney International Storytelling Conference

Cabaret Storytelling

“Madeline L’Engle once said, “Stories make us more alive, more courageous, more human, more loving.” After spending the weekend in the audience and classroom of Master Storyteller, David Novak, I couldn’t agree more. To all my friends who are educators, librarians, entertainers, or anyone who loves a good story, you owe it to yourselves to see this wonderful artist who truly has the gift of reverie.”

––Pam Uruburu, CT Story Fest

David Novak's solo performance of the epic of Gilgamesh

David Novak’s telling of Gilgamesh at the Provincetown Playhouse yesterday was a gorgeous combination of storytelling, theatre and sharing of thoughts about the nature of human existence woven together with the ease of a master performer.
––Regina Ress, NYC