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Emmy Award Winning Speaker, Author, Storyteller & Teaching Artist 

​Bobby is in a Movie!


"VISION" is a short film that premiered on May 18th at Washington University in St. Louis.  In it, Bobby plays a blind preacher who gives a mystical pair of sunglasses to to a gifted teen who is being bullied. The glasses give the teen the ability to "see" utopian realities and possibilities


No Spoiler Alert

Speakup Productions and Under the Tree Designs will present the film as part of the St. Louis Film Festival this summer!


Calendar of Events

June 2024


  • 1st:
  • 4th:

    • Columbia, MO Parks and Recreation presents;  Why We Celebrate Juneteenth with Bobby Norfolk 

  • 8/9th:

    • Charles Sumner High School Class Of 1969 55th Alumni Weekend! St. Louis, MO

  • 12th:

    • University City,MO Public Library - Stories Of The Igbo based on the West African Trilogy of author Chinua Achebe

  • 19th:

    • Parkview Homes Juneteenth Observance Program

  • 21st:

    • Joplin,MO Public Library Summer Reading Club

  • 22nd:

    • Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artist's Collective Public Service Shoot On Mental Health- The Spot Video Group

  • 23-28th

    • Washington, DC Tour And Attend Presentation Featuring Sherry Norfolk at The Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts!

  • 29th

    • Webster Groves, MO Public Library Summer Reading Club


July 2024


  • 9th:

    • Ready Readers Workshop, St. Louis County

  • 10th: 

    • Latzer Pubic Library Summer Reading Club, Highland, Il

  • 18th:

    • East Alton, Il Public Library Summer Reading Club

  • 30th:

    • August 2nd  Utah State University Professional Development Conference With Sherry Norfolk

Summer is Here!
Now is a great time to book Bobby for the warmer months. He will be telling at 8 libraries in St. Charles, and several libraries around Missouri and Illinois. He is also booked at numerous festivals & camps too. Book now to secure your ideal date.

Check out the feature article on Bobby in the St. Louis Magazine.

Program Themes

These presentations not only teach important lessons but are both engaging and entertaining too. Here are some of Bobby's classic programs listed below:


Bobby can adapt themes and/or create a new program to meet the needs of your group. Programs can be offered for all ages.

© 2016 TreeHouse Artists

Bobby’s rendition of Wiley and the Hairy Man totally engaged the children! Your  use of voice and body movements completely captivated their attention!

                                   Maida Lin Wong, Librarian-Honolulu, HI  

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