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Nina Lesiga

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Nina Lesiga designs & facilitates novel experiences in storytelling and music making.
Nina brings the 'wow" factor to events and adventures by immersing  participants in adventures outside the comfort zone. She is available for hire as a key note speaker, storyteller, workshop facilitator and ukulelist 

Osher UCONN Waterbury Ukulele Workshops on  Fridays,  Fee

LLI Norwalk Community College Ukulele Tuesdays 1:10 - 2:50 PM begins in March Fee

Stratford Continuing Adult Education Ukulele  at Wooster Middle School Weds 7:15 PM Fee

Sterling House Community Center after school program.

Jan 2020 - Prospect Senior Center - ukulele Adventure

Feb 7, 2020 - LLI Lunch and Learn "Untold Stories" Lend Me Your Ear". Norwalk Community College , 188 Richards Ave, Norwalk, CT

"Lots of learning, lots of fun. Who knew it could be so rewarding to move outside one's comfort zone. Great experience" Adult Learner at Osher UCONN Waterbury

Proudest Accomplishment

Redesign from Chemist to Performing Artist

Experience Highlights

  • Speaker, Workshop Facilitator, Storyteller and Community Music Leader
    Immersive experiences in learning and entertainment


  • Performance/Engagements
    stage, radio, TV, conferences


  • KEYNOTE  Speaking
  • story telling

Questions & Answers

Where have you presented?
Solo Travel 101/Solo Travel Bootcamp/Self Discovery through Travel/Homestays - Stratford, Bronxville, New Canaan, Bangor, Mamaroneck, Fairfield, New Haven, Wallingford, Southington, Coventry, Madison. Hamden, Trumbull, Stamford, Cheshire, Middletown, Beacon Falls Public Library
Art of DayCations - Stratford, New Haven, New Canaan, Milford, Trumbull, Bronxville, Wallingford, North Branford, Cos Cob, East Haven, Simsbury, Fairfield, Westport, Hamden, Waterbury, Larchment, Easton, Manchester
Happiness during Transition, Happiness through Storytelling
- Hartford, Madison, Norwalk, Bridgeport, Old Lyme
Intro to PechaKucha Visual Storytelling - Barnum Museum, Sharing the Fire
Intro to Storytelling - Stratford CT Public Library, Continuing Adult Education in Stratford CT and Fairfield CT, Rock the Sound Festival, Bridgeport Art Trail

Storyteller - Stories from the Stage PBS TV Hartford's The MOuTH-
off Story City Troupe, First Night Hartford, SpeakUp, Story Barn, Granite State Story Slam, White Mountain Storytelling Festival, PechaKucha in New Haven, Westport, Bangor, & Bridgeport, Stratford CT Storytelling Adventure, Juneteenth at Hempsted House, Rebirth Arts Festival Listen Y'All, Tellabration, CT, Adult Education Programs in Stratford, CT and Fairfield CT, "We Rise Storytelling Collective", Story Space, Yale Univ Tell Tale, Cornelia Street Cafe Story Exchange "Tell Me Another". "Maan You've Got to Hear This" "Generation Women", Madison CT Happiness Club, Sharing the Fire OLIO (NE Storytelling), Bookfest (Easthampton, MA), DOROT Open Mic (NYC), Prose of Pie (NY), MassMouth "Stories from the Stage", True Tales Live, What Happened Was, Right Behind the Ears, Three Birds Productions, Grackle - a Night of Storytelling, WPAA Time for a Story, Story Cafe, Take Two Storytelling

Ukulele Workshops,Seminars,Events

Norwalk Lifelong Learner Institute at Norwalk Community College (CT), Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UCONN, Waterbury, Sterling House Community Center, Stratford Continuing Adult Education in Stratford, CT, Stratford Library, Stratford, CT, Short Beach Stratford, CT, Make Music Day Bridgeport CT, Make Music Day Stratford CT, Stratford Culture & Arts Festival
TV Interview Shows
Stories from the Stage
PBS Season 3 "What We Wear"
Story Cafe "PechaKucha Storytelling" with Karen Chase - SeeKonk MA TV 9
True Tales Live - Portsmouth, NH

Radio Shows
WPKN 89.5 FM "State of the Arts" , Bridgeport, CT
WVOF Fairfield 88.5 "Lady Beth's Unity Groove", Fairfield, CT

Member of "Northeast Storytelling" (Member of the "Story City Troupe" and the "Hempsted Storytellers"
Co-organizer PechaKucha-Bridgeport


Family at Sea

I took a trip on the Norwegian Cruise Line Gem during a week there was no single supplement. The single supplement is a surcharge for single occupancy of a regular cabin.

There were 60 or so people traveling solo.  Each evening we gathered to hear about the day, see if there was interest in meeting up the next day to go ashore and who was interested in sharing a dinner table

The level of engagement was flexible and I got to see how other solos were experiencing the adventure.   It gave me...


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