“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Andy Offutt Irwin
Andy Offutt Irwin is an American storyteller, arts educator and singer-songwriter. Irwin began his career in 1984 in an improvisational comedy troupe but after five years he shifted to performing as a singer-songwriter, touring the Southeast for about six years. In the mid-1990s, he branched into performances for children and since then has appeared in hundreds of schools and countless public libraries.
Irwin continued to perform as a singer-songwriter and added storytelling to these performances, usually telling one story during a show. In the fall of 2004 he decided to pursue storytelling as a career. He quickly achieved national prominence and now appears regularly in storytelling festivals across the United States.