ACS Speakers Bureau
Looking for a speaker for your next event? Contact the American Chesterton Society at 952-831-3096 for more information on any of our speakers.
Dale Ahlquist | President, the American Chesterton Society
Dale Ahlquist is the author of G.K. Chesterton – The Apostle of Common Sense and Common Sense 101: Lessons from G.K. Chesterton. He is also creator and host of the popular “Apostle of Common Sense” television series on EWTN. An internationally sought-after speaker, Dale has given hundreds of lectures at major colleges and universities and other venues, including Yale, Columbia, Cornell, Notre Dame, Oxford, Cal-Berkeley, Cal-Tech, Rice, Penn, Dartmouth, San Pablo (Madrid), the Vatican Forum in Rome, and the House of Lords in London. He is a Fellow of the Veritas Institute at Oklahoma Wesleyan University.
Chuck Chalberg | History on Stage - Chalberg as Chesterton
Dr. John ‘Chuck’ Chalberg is an actor and historian with a knack for capturing the essence of flamboyant historical characters. He has presented these insightful characterizations all over North America and in Eastern Europe. Each of his four one-man shows has been enthusiastically received at a variety of colleges and universities and organizational meetings. Dr. Chalberg appears as G.K. Chesterton on the popular EWTN television series, The Apostle of Common Sense.
History on Stage Website
Richard Aleman | President, The Distributist Review
Richard Aleman is the president of The Society for Distributism, a contributing editor for Gilbert Magazine, The Remnant, and he blogs at St. Austin Review‘s Ink Desk. A native Spaniard, Richard resides in New York where he has just completed The Hound of Distributism, a book of essays on the economic theory of Distributism championed by G.K. Chesterton.
Download Richard Aleman’s Bio
The Distributist Review Website
Alyssa Bormes | Catholic Speaker and Educator
Through humor, analogy, and an innate gift of storytelling, Alyssa Bormes helps ignite in her audiences a newfound sense of wonder in the Church. Her passion is to inspire others to take on greater personal responsibility for their faith and to grow in spiritual maturity. In her signature talk, The Catechism of Hockey, Bormes seeks to awaken in parents a renewed responsibility for the eternal souls of their children. A popular speaker and retreat leader, Miss Bormes has a Masters in Catholic Studies from St. Thomas, which included a year of study at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas in Rome, Italy. Miss Bormes currently is working on her book, The Catechism of Hockey.
Alyssa Bormes Website
Kevin O’Brien | President & Artistic Director, Theater of the Word Incorporated
Kevin O’Brien and his actors from Theater of the Word Incorporated travel the world evangelizing through drama. In addition, Kevin hosts his own series on EWTN and appears regularly on “The Apostle of Common Sense”, most memorably as the beloved liberal and ex-seminarian Stanford Nutting. Kevin’s Theater of the Word shows are engaging, funny and profound and are written and performed with a Chestertonian zest. In addition, Kevin performs a one-man show as Hilaire Belloc, one of Chesterton’s closest friends, a man who, according to Kevin, “was the greatest writer of the 20th century … next to G. K. Chesterton.” For fund raisers, for spreading the faith, or just for fun, book Kevin O’Brien and one of his many Theater of the Word productions.
Theater of the Word Website