Archives for août 2015

Jose Brown

BioPerformancesBio After giving up a successful career in British fashion design, Jose Brown has spent the last 30 years studying with Métis teacher and storyteller Ron Evans and other elders. During this time, she has attended many ceremonies, where she was encouraged to participate by singing, and so found her voice as a singer. Performances Performances:...

Rosalyn Cohen

BioPerformancesBio Rosalyn Cohen, one of the founding members and first president of Storytellers of Canada-Conteurs du Canada, is a Montreal storyteller, workshop leader and organizer of storytelling events. She has hosted storytelling programs on CBC and has presented in Canada, the U.S.A., Ireland and Israel. She is committed to the development of the art of...

Ron Evans

BioPerformancesBio Ron Evans is a Métis oral historian, mythteller and teacher from Western Canada. He has travelled widely telling his stories and teaching. He was raised in the traditional ways of his people, learning from elders. He continues to live this tradition by telling the old stories, which are a basic part of his life,...

John David Hickey

BioPerformancesVideoBio John David Hickey has been telling tales for over 20 years. He has won numerous awards and has been featured in several festivals in Quebec and Ontario. He has published three audio CDs of his live storytelling performances. He currently hosts Slamtastique, Montreal’s only bilingual storytelling competition, now in its fifth season! Visit his...

Brian Katz

BioPerformancesVideoBio Brian Katz is an internationally acclaimed Canadian guitarist, pianist, composer, improviser, recording artist, Dalcroze Eurhythmics specialist (a method of music and movement education) and adjunct professor of performance and music education currently teaching at the University of Toronto and York University, Toronto. As a performer and composer, he draws on jazz, classical, Jewish and...

Christine Mayr

BioSpectaclesBio Dès l'âge de cinq ans Christine Mayr a trouvé l'entrée secrète du pays de merveilles. Elle n'a jamais arrêté de conter depuis. Les pieds solidement sur terre, mais la tête dans le vent, elle veut vous amener avec elle. On lui a déjà dit: "Quand tu inspires, une porte s'ouvre sur un autre monde"....

Roman Pylat

BioPerformancesBio Roman Pylat is a Montreal storyteller who has been telling tales for more than 15 years. He enjoys the old, ancient stories, the myths and legends of world folklore, as well as literary and contemporary tales. As he tells, he loves to watch the story’s images visibly unfolding in the eyes and hearts of his...

Marta Singh

BioPerformancesBio Marta has performed regularly at the Fourth Stage of the National Arts Centre in Ottawa and has been a featured teller at Canadian storytelling festivals since 2005. In 2010, she debuted in her native Buenos Aires, where she has performed at schools, concert series and book fairs. In 2011, Marta created Landscapes of Silence,...

Robert Seven Crows

BioPerformancesBio Robert Seven-Crows Bourdon is of mixed native blood, Métis/Mi’kmaq. For Robert, stories and songs are a way to show the rich oral tradition of his people. Robert has shared his stories and songs in many festivals on four continents. He is a member of the Kumik Elders Lodge at Indian and Northern Affairs Canada...

Dan Yashinsky

BioPerformancesVideoBio A Toronto-based storyteller, teacher, author and animator, Dan founded the Toronto Festival of Storytelling in 1979, and 1,001 Friday Nights of Storytelling in l978. He has been a featured performer and teacher at festivals in Austria, Germany, Israel, Ireland, Wales, Holland, England, Sweden, Singapore, Brazil, the U.S.A. and throughout Canada. He is the author...
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