Meet Sheila Arnold, she/her

Story Artist

Sheila Arnold ( has been performing since age eight. She presents Storytelling Programs, Historic Character Presentations, Christian Monologues, Professional Development for Educators and Inspirational/Motivational Speaking for schools, churches and organizations throughout the US. She also manages and contracts new business for History’s Alive!, which mentors and provides opportunities and guidance to performers. Ms. Sheila, as she is fondly called, has been performing full-time since 2003, and travels nationally each year.

Sheila is also an Historical Consultant for museums, historical societies and organizations. She also has received the honor of being selected as a Mt. Vernon Research Fellow and a 2019 Hewnoaks Artist Colony summer residence Noted Artist. In the past she has worked as a Drama Ministry Director; Colonial Williamsburg employee; Substitute Teacher; and Social Worker for aggressive teens with emotional problems

Sheila lives in Hampton, VA, near her son, Krisstopher; her grandson, Brooklyn; and, her father and stepmother, Wallace & Vera Arnold. She communicates often with her Atlanta-based sister, Stephanie.