Micki is a storytelling elder,
starting her storytelling journey
some 60 years ago. Over the
years, she has worked as an
individual, and in groups through
schools and universities to the
theatre stage and television studio.
Port Perry, ON
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.
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.
Port Hope, ON
Ron grew up with the storytelling traditions of the Ottawa Valley. He loves telling tales of a Valley childhood and stories drawn from the rich mine of Canadian history. He specializes in programs built around a theme.
Sharon is a long-time member of
Durham Storytellers. She enjoys telling historical stories, but especially takes pleasure in relating memorable personal, family stories.
Rensia Melles believes that storytelling can bring people together and open minds to new perspectives. Rensia regularly tells and hosts 1001 Friday Nights of Storytelling in Toronto. She told at Mezrab Café in Amsterdam, at the Ottawa gathering, and with the York Storytellers’ Guild.
"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.
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 also has YouTube videos.
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 has been telling stories most of her life, as both a writer and a storyteller. She enjoys recanting stories about historical characters, especially strong women. Kathleen loves tales from her Irish and Scottish heritage. She enjoys telling personal stories that amuse, inform, and inspire. Kathleen likes to help others to embrace the stories within them.
Judith believes that there is magic in words that are spoken, either through poetry or storytelling. She feels the words capture her heart; ignites a desire to combine words of her own; and share her creations openly with others. Judith finds her journey into storytelling...enchanting!
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.