Storytellers Camp - Toronto Storytelling Festival 2016
Camp Director’s invitation: In The Way Of The Storyteller, Ruth Sawyer states, "To be a good storyteller one must be gloriously alive. It is not possible to kindle fresh fires from burned out embers." Come join our campfire and rekindle your love of story and the spoken word.
Led by renowned Canadian storyteller Bob Barton, Storytellers’ Camp is a festival-within-the-festival. With performance studios, First Nations traditional storytelling, storytalks, and participatory workshops, Camp is a three-day journey into the storytelling imagination. Speakers and workshop leaders include Tahir Shah (Morocco), Chirine El Ansary (Egypt/France), Bruno de la Salle (France), TUUP (England), and from Canada: Ivan Coyote, Ron Evans, Louis Bird, Michelle Tocher, Helen Mills, Mariette Sluyter, Leslie Ogilvie, Marie-Célie Agnant, Nicole Fougère.
“Storytellers’ Camp was a creative explosion, celebrating the richness and depth of the narrative tradition, featuring excellent workshops, wild tales, profound truths, and plain old hilarious fun from a great group of tellers representing a variety of ethnic backgrounds.” Doug Elliott, American storyteller