Rita Paskowitz brings people together with story. As a rostered artist for the Nebraska Arts Council and Doane College’s Arts Are Basic, Paskowitz has edified and entertained audiences around the state. She teaches in the College of Education and the Certified Public Managers™ Program at University of Nebraska Omaha and University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institute. She is the Storyteller-in-Residence at Ted E. Bear Hollow, a center for grieving children and teens, and Co-Founder of Creative Healing, a program for processing grief through the arts.
Paskowitz is Co-Director of the national project Public Service Stories: Ask Me Why I Care and Director/Facilitator for Creative Healing, a weekly arts program at the Siena/Francis House/Miracles Treatment Center.
And yes, her hair is real.