(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
292 Brunswick Ave. Toronto, ON
The Festival launches with Storyfire, two days of Fringe-style community-based storytelling in venues throughout the city. Eight Tellers Telling: Kwanza is an eclectic artist who has travelled
The Festival launches with Storyfire, two days of Fringe-style community-based storytelling in venues throughout the city.
Eight Tellers Telling: Kwanza is an eclectic artist who has travelled widely as an actor, percussionist, poet, and storyteller. His infectious energy combines drumming, dance, poetry, and storytelling skills to bring stories to life with a blend of humour and playfulness that captivate and move audiences of all ages in unexpected ways. Maria Ordonez tells folktales from Latin America and from the Spanish tradition to children and adults. She loves to tell stories about strong women and Nature. Molly Sutkaitis attributes her love of storytelling to her Irish ‘Granda.’ Continuing her Granda’s tradition, Molly tells Celtic, personal and traditional folk tales, delighting audiences of all ages. Molly has been the Resident Storyteller at the Children’s Peace Theatre. Natasha Charles is the winner of the 2015 Alice Kane Storytelling Award. Nick Miceli, a storyteller, singer and songwriter with original and public domain material. Dragon On The Mountain album was released Apr. 21, 2013 on the Cd Baby label. A unique collection of thoughtful, heartwarming and sometimes funny stories. Pat Bisset loves to tell a variety of stories from two-line Nursery Rhymes to Folk Tales, Fairy Tales and her many slices of Canada’s History. She enjoys intertwining programs with songs and music. Paul Nash has told stories over many years at team-building workshops, at 1001 Nights of Storytelling and while teaching history and science. On some of these he accompanies himself on the guitar. Michael Boulger tells rambunctious stories to youngsters and their chauffeurs. He improvises and engages the audience into his stories.
PWYC ($5 suggested)