Peter is now branching out, using his
speaking skills from Toastmasters and
applying them to his new passion of
Storytelling. He enjoys researching
historical events and presents them in
a storytelling format, personalizing the characters to add impact to the story.
Storytelling is like a blank page, whether capturing a story from pen to paper, or brush to canvas. Melinda enjoys all types of art. Her specialities are painting, writing and Storytelling. Melinda loves telling all types of stories.
Stella believes that every person has a special story to share that is fun, inspirational and/or educational. She expresses her life experiences with seasonal, cultural and family stories. Since her early twenties, she has incorporated storytelling in her career as an educator. Stella enjoys listening to and telling stories to all ages.
Heather is a seasoned musical performer who presents original, contemporary, folk, and blues music, combined with relatable traditional tales, self penned family and personal stories, songs, and traditional ballad singing. Her pre-school and school age children’s programs are a lively mix of story songs, music and tales of virtue.
Rensia Melles has been telling stories since 2017. She believes that storytelling can bring people together and open minds to new perspectives. Rensia regularly tells and hosts at the weekly 1001 Friday Nights of Storytelling open mic event in Toronto. She has told at Mezrab Café in Amsterdam, at the Ottawa gathering, and with the York Storytellers’ Guild.
Dianne has been weaving words of story magic, myth and mystery for all ages for many years. She performs a repertoire of global folk/fairy literary tales, and special seasonal programs with drama, passion, sensitivity and humour, often in costume.
Port Perry, ON
Angelica Ottewill is a classically trained harpist and vocalist who combines the art of storytelling with music. Her repertoire includes medieval, Celtic and historical stories, as well as folktales from many cultures. Angelica can be contacted through her website. She has several YouTube videos.
"A bard sang and played the lyre, they danced with merry twinkling feet" Kim blends her enchanting voice with the sounds of the ancient harp. As a musical troubadour, she combines story, music and song to create a variety of programming.
Author-Poet-Teacher–Motivational speaker-Artist-Performer–Travelling Storyteller ….. Summi Siddiqui travels around the world connecting cultures. She has organized lectures, workshops in Toronto, abroad and in British Council Centers. With her stories, poems, paintings, performance, she hopes to inspire the younger generation towards oral storytelling.
Kathleen loves to tell her versions of historical figures, especially strong women. And she enjoys telling Scottish and Irish folktales. Kathleen loves personal and family stories that amuse, inform, and inspire. She also enjoys helping others to embrace the stories within them.
New to storytelling, Judith believes that there is magic in words that are spoken, either through poetry or other forms of storytelling. She feels that the words capture her heart; ignite a desire to combine words of her own; and share her creations openly with others. Judith is enjoying her discovery journey into storytelling, which she finds enchanting!