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Storytellers' Camp Day 3


Storytellers' Camp Day 3

Storytellers' Camp is an intensive journey deep into the traditions and contemporary expressions of storytelling. Louise Profeit-LeBlanc gathers the group into the culminating day of community building through storytelling. Please see the Day 3 Schedule below.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please email ZmVzdGl2YWxvcGVyYXRpb25zIHwgc3Rvcnl0ZWxsaW5ndG9yb250byAhIG9yZw== if you have any questions about tickets. 

Day 3 Schedule:

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM: The Elements of Storytelling: Water, Earth, Fire and Air

This workshop brings the four natural elements of the world into our stories to extrapolate these teachings systematically from any story, including the story of our own life. Participants are invited to bring their own story, or one will be provided to work with, to develop new pieces using the four elements to improve a once familiar story. 

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM: International Storytalk - Who Can Tell?

Ron Evans and Jenny Blackbird, with moderator Dan Yashinsky, discuss who can tell Indigenous stories. Ron Evans carries the oral traditions of his Metis and Chippewa-Cree ancestries. Jenny Blackbird, Nehiyaw/Finnish Canadian (Kehewin Cree Nation, Alberta), was born in Alberta, but raised in Tsi Tkaronto / Dish With One Spoon Territory. Dan Yashinsky is a founder of Storytelling Toronto and the Toronto Storytelling Festival.

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM: Storytellers Camp Afternoon Workshops

Campers choose one workshop:

Peter Chand and Pavan Chand - "In the Mix" (Part 2 of a two-day workshop): Renowned storyteller Peter Chand and music producer PKCtheFirst share some of the techniques they employed creating their performance piece “Tongue Tied & Twisted,” incorporating live storytelling, music mixing and soundscapes. This exciting and unique workshop will give participants the opportunity to record part of a story live, and then enhance it by using state of the art mixing and DJ techniques. Each participant will leave with a recording of the finished story that they will have helped to create. Suitable for experienced storytellers. If you play a small instrument please bring this with you to the workshop. Limited to 6 participants.

Seoras Macpherson - Druidical Ceremony, Traditional Stories, and Environmental Activism: Seoras talks about his recent experiences as a tradition bearer with an environmental advocacy group seeking a marine preservation order.

Donald Smith - We’re Stronger Together: Developing Community, National and International Networks: Storyteller and author Donald Smith has played an important part in the inspiring storytelling renaissance in Scotland. He is a founder of both the Scottish Storytelling Centre in Edinburgh and the Scottish International Storytelling Festival. In this workshop, he will facilitate dialogue about mutuality and creative collaboration amongst storytellers, educators, and artists.

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