About the Artist
Mitch Capel (also known as "Gran'daddy Junebug) is an award winning storyteller, writer, actor and poet from Southern Pines, NC. He has been described by major publications as "word magician", a "national treasure" and "unexpectedly powerful". Seven years after attending A&T State University and Howard University, Mitch began his career as a storyteller in 1985 specializing in the works of Paul Laurence Dunbar. He now has over 33 hours of stories stored to memory with over 90% of them in rhyme. Visit www.gjbug.com for more.
Sonny Kelly is a professional performer, storyteller, motivator, speaker, and scholar. Currently pursuing a PhD in Communication at UNC Chapel Hill, Sonny is a graduate of St. Mary’s University (MA, Communication Studies, ’08) and Stanford University (BA, International Relations, ’98). Sonny has been a professional actor on stage and television for over 25 years. Visit www.sonnykelly.com for more.