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.
Doris specializes in Ukrainian
folktales and personal stories
about being an immigrant in
Canada. She also delights her
audiences with holiday
and special themed stories.
Kesha Christie is an animated storyteller who ignites the imaginations and carries you on an amazing journey from Tale to intriguing tale. She tells Anansi stories, African Folklore, Aesop Fables, Historical and original tales.
Enid is a retired kindergarten teacher who loves to tell stories. She has told in various settings for many years, including as a school board’s official storyteller. Enid tells with dramatic flair and wonderful facial expression. Most of her stories are fairy tales and folk tales, relating to a theme. Her repertoire includes story varieties to suit any age or occasion. Enid is a refreshing, passionate storyteller!
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.
Daniel Healy taught English
Literature for 33 years in Toronto.
He tells stories and delivers recitations with a fine Irish brogue. Like many an Irishman, Daniel loves a good story.
Marg is an actor who tells stories
and poems with flair in both English
and French. Marg specializes in French Canadian folktales. She has expanded her French language tales to include those of Louisiana.
"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.
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!
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.
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 has performed for over 30 years, and worked as a Children's and Adult Fiction Library Assistant. She is a seasoned musical storyteller and singer-songwriter. Her performances include original, contemporary, folk, and blues music, combined with traditional tales, family and personal stories, songs, and traditional ballad singing. Her preschool and school-age children’s programs are a mix of stories, songs, and tales of virtue.