Storytelling Toronto thanks all of our storytellers, listeners, and supporters for a great 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival.

Pablo O'Neail

We welcomed storytellers from South Africa, New York, Holland, Manitoba, Alberta, Turkey, and Birch Island First Nation.

Gcina Mhlophe
Eric Borrias
Esther Osche
Jamie Oliviero
Judith Liberman
A-Sahand Sahebdivani
Laura Simms

More than 70 local storytellers shared their art at Native Men’s Residence, CSI Annex, The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto Public Library branches, Alliance Française, Artscape Wychwood Barns, Bata Shoe Museum, Japan Foundation, Ismaili Centre Toronto, Toronto Reference Library, and Royal Ontario Museum.

Brenna MacCrimmon
Dawne McFarlane
Donna Dudinsky
Filiz Dogan
Jenna Tenn-Yuk
Kim Michele
Lynn Torrie
Maryem Tollar
Michelle Tocher
Paul Dore
Rico Rodriguez
Sage Tyrtle
Samia Hossain
Sashoya Simpson
Valentina Gal

The last day of the festival happened at Toronto Reference Library.  The TD Story Jam brought together 1000 kids, parents, and grandparents for a day of amazing family storytelling.

Eric Borrias at Toronto Reference Library - Atrium
Story Jam at Toronto Reference Library - Eric Borrias in Atrium
Story Jam at Toronto Reference Library - Judith Liberman in Atrium
Story Jam at Toronto Reference Library - Judith Liberman in the Atrium
Story Jam at Toronto Reference Library - Njacko Backo at Mariposa in the Schools stage
Story Jam at Toronto Reference Library - Red Pepper Spectacel Arts workshop
Story Jam at Toronto Reference Library -Leeya Solomon, Ruth Danziger, Sarah Abusarar, Maria Ordonez

The 2018 festival drew more than 6,000 listeners over ten days of performances, talks, and workshops.

We thank TD, Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts, Canadian Heritage, The Little Paper, and our many venue and program partners.

Festival photography by Jacob Zavitz, Story Jam photography by Joe Tamko
The 2019 Toronto Storytelling Festival takes place March 17 - 24. Please visit www.storytellingtoronto.org/festival for details.
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