Stéphanie Bénéteau

Stéphanie Bénéteau studied literature and education before discovering her true vocation as a professional storyteller, a career she has been pursuing full time since 1995. She has received many grants from the Canada Council, the Conseil des arts et lettres du Québec and the Montreal arts council to create and tour her shows which include the medieval legend of Tristan and Iseult, the Greek myth Perseus and her most recent show based on Arthurian legend. She won the Ours d’or for Coquettes et Coquines, a show of erotic stories from around the world. Her storytelling CD Dreaming Tall: Stories for Growing Girls won the Parents’ Choice Gold Award. Stéphanie also performs and gives workshops for children and teenagers.She brings ancient stories from the oral tradition back to life, with the goal of making them relevant to the twenty first century.