Birds of a Feather bring together tellers of all cultural diversities and ages, both professional and amateur to explore different forms of storytelling and to share stories that ignite conversation within the community. For 2018 Storyfire the theme is “The Quest” and we are thrilled to hear and speak journeys that will enlighten each other.  Rubena Sinha believes that the exploration of the cross-cultural scenario requires a common thread that binds all of us, and thereby, we all tell one story. When that happens, fear of others disappears, and we see each other as human beings, irrespective of caste, creed or colour. Her aim is to find that thread and weave our stories through music, dance and theatre. Diana Tso believes we are our stories. Her creation of Monkey Queen, journey to the east Part one and Part two débuted at the Toronto Storytelling Festival 2010 and the Ottawa Storytelling Festival 2016 and she continues telling this story at schools and festivals.  Her story The Monkey Queen has been transformed into a drama play and will premiere at The Theatre Centre November 2018