2017 Storytellers' Camp at the Toronto Storytelling Festival
$100 – $330
2017 Storytellers' Camp at the Toronto Storytelling Festival

2017 Storytellers' Camp at the Toronto Storytelling Festival

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Trinity-St Paul's United Church

427 Bloor Street West

Toronto, ON M5S 1X7

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Storytellers' Camp returns as a highlight of the Toronto Storytelling Festival.

During three exclusive days, the world’s finest storytellers will share their passion, technique, experience and more!

Join us and explore the different aspects of the art of storytelling. Whether you are a beginner or advanced storyteller, the 2017 Storytellers' Camp will bring you to the next level and will allow you to build strong connections with peers at the local and international scale.

The 2017 faculty includes Camp Director Bob Barton, Heidi Dahlsveen (Norway), Nick Hennessey (England), Charlotte Blake Alston (Philadelphia), Karima Amin (Buffalo), Kung Jaadee (Haida Gwaii), Ron Evans (Métis), Alan Shain (Ottawa), Katherine Payne (Ithaca), Michael Pestel (Connecticut) as well as local artists including Puppetmongers Powell, Shula Strassfeld, Sage Tyrtle, Marsha Shandur, Cathy Nosaty.

Places are limited, so please register early.

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Day 1 | March 29 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Morning Sessions:
Charlotte Blake Alston (Philadelphia)
Rhythm This and Melody That: Rhythm, Music and Song in Stories and Storytelling Performance


Karima Amin (Buffalo), Charlotte Blake Alston (Philadelphia)
Storytalk
: African-American Storytelling and Social Justice

Afternoon Workshops:
Heidi Dahlsveen (Norway)
Connecting Norse Mythology with Contemporary Storytelling (For experienced storytellers)

Alan Shain (Ottawa)
Telling Disability: Using Humour to Tell Difficult Stories

Nick Hennessey (England)
Storytelling and Music

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Day 2 | March 30 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Morning Sessions:
Cathy Nosaty
(Toronto)
Exploring Voice, Sound, and Soundscapes.

Kung Jaadee (Haida Gwaii)
Storytalk: Xaad Kihlgaa Suu Say It in Haida - A Haida Storyteller Reflects on Returning to Her Home and Her Language

Afternoon Workshops
Heidi Dahlsveen (Norway)
Poetic Language - Learning From the Norse Bards (For experienced storytellers)

Ron Evans (Métis)
First Nations and Métis Oral Tradition

Sage Tyrtle (Toronto) & Marsha Shandur (Toronto)
The Art of Telling True Stories

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Day 3 | March 31 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Morning Sessions:
Shula Strassfeld (Toronto)
Embodying Stories: Storytelling is a physical as well as a verbal art. Explore the ways storytellers embody our stories, whether we choose to move or stay still.


Katy Payne (Ithaca) & Michael Pestel (Connecticut)
Storytalk
: Listening Beyond the Bandwidth - Adventures with Whales, Birds, Elephants, and Humans

Afternoon Workshops:
Heidi Dahlsveen
(Norway)
Community of Listeners (For experienced storytellers)

Ron Evans (Métis)
First Nations and Métis Oral Traditions

Puppetmongers Powell (Toronto)
Everything Has a Voice - Story Improvisation with Objects.

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