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 Whaley is an orator who is best known as an animated and musical storyteller singer-songwriter for all ages. She performs both traditional and original stories and songs bringing them to life through her vibrancy and unique voice. Her delightful folk style draws people in to simply enjoy and be with her in the storytelling moment.
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.
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 her own original tales.
Irene tells traditional fairy and folk tales, myths and legends from a variety of cultures. String stories and Fold & Cut stories are also part of her repertoire. Irene tells traditional fairy and folk tales, myths and legends from a variety of cultures. String stories and Fold & Cut stories are also part of her repertoire.
"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.
Summi Siddiqui connects cultures beyond borders. She travels the world taking Canadian stories with her and returns with stories from places she visits. Her topics are motivational and inspiring: family stories, memories and fun anecdotes with riddles and humour. She recites Haiku poems, as their appeal lies in capturing the moment. Summi discusses what it is to be a travelling storyteller, so she can inspire the younger generation towards oral storytelling.
Kathleen loves to tell her versions of historical tales and legends, especially about strong women. She also fancies personal and family stories that amuse, inform, and inspire. Kathleen enjoys helping others to embrace the stories within them.