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Cheryl Thornton

Cheryl Thornton

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Cheryl Thornton – Chief Content Officer


  • Co-founder, CEO, KapowKidz, Inc.
  • Co-founder, Storyvalues, Inc.
  • Founder, Creativity for Life
  • Founder, Washington Heights Creative Pre School
  • Producer / Consultant, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Performer, Off-Broadway productions in NYC


  • A preeminent storyteller and performer, educator and entrepreneur.
  • Co-founder of KapowKidz and Storyvalues, Inc., in Toronto, Canada.
  • Co-developer of Storyvalues, the popular interactive multicultural storytelling program used by educators, students and families in North America and Australia, 2007 – 2015.
  • Creative Content: Developer of original interactive live storytelling performances used in thousands of schools in Canada since 1998.
  • Production and Brand Consultant for CBC Kids’ programming and Kids’ CBC brand.
  • Co-author of CSC approved curriculum (Storyvalues).


  • Master of Fine Arts, New York University (NYU)


  • Storyvalues / KapowKidz Performances: Cheryl has performed for approximately 320,000 children in schools since 2002.