Nouvelles et Événements
StorySave teller, educator and historian Jim. St. Clair is being recognized by Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia for his "contributions to built and cultural heritage" on the island.
Learn more in this CBC article. Congratulations Jim!
To learn more about Jim and his work, or to access his StorySave recording, click here.
Professional Storytellers in partnership with the Storytellers Circle of Halifax
The Storytellers Circle of Halifax strives to preserve the long established tradition of storytelling in Nova Scotia. It promotes the art of oral storytelling by nurturing and inspiring both seasoned and novice tellers, and by providing opportunities for tellers and listeners of all ages, cultures, and communities to come together to share and experience the power of stories.
Friday, February 17
This year’s StorySave project is a CD collection of stories told by Toronto's own Marylyn Peringer. All proceeds of the evening will go to StorySave; tax receipts will be provided for donations over $20. The evening's program will follow our usual open stage format, except for a spot reserved for Marylyn herself. For more information on StorySave or to make a donation online, click here.
SCCC and TALES are happy to announce that we are adding an additional date for Marva Blackmore's Conference Master Class.
The first date of Tuesday May 23rd has sold out but we now have an additional date for the class on Monday May 22nd!
Learn more about the class, Conference, and how to register here:
On Wednesday May 24th from 9am until noon, Mary Ann Lippiatt and TALES will be offering a free introductory workshop on Storytelling, called "A Story In My Pocket". Register soon to be sure you get a spot!
Email SCCCworkshop@shaw.ca to register!
Storytellers! The St. John's Storytelling Festival is now accepting submissions to tell at their festival in October. Successful applicants will have travel paid along with their storytelling payment.
The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2017.
SHARING THE STORIES OF OUR GREAT CANADIAN TELLERS
ATT STORYSAVE HOUSE CONCERT
Please join us for:
An evening of storytelling with Jennifer Ferris and Lee Porteous
Friday, January 27, 2017 at 7:30pm
Storytellers of Canada - Conteurs du Canada wishes to extend our heartiest congratulations to Jan Andrews on her recent appointment as a member of the Order of Canada.
Banff Centre Spoken Word Program is now accepting applications! Open to spoken word artists worldwide working in a variety of genres (poetry, storytelling, hip hop, dub, experimental, etc.) in English, French, Spanish or other language. Faculty includes Tanya Evanson (director, Canada) Buddy Wakefield (US), Janet Rogers (Canada), Dr. Afua Cooper (Canada-Jamaica) & Tanya Tagaq (Canada). Banff, Alberta, Canada. April 17-29, 2017. Application deadline Jan.11, 2017. Scholarship available. Come. It can change everything.
Emerging Storyteller Award
STORYTELLERS OF CANADA - CONTEURS DU CANADA EMERGING STORYTELLER AWARD AND TALES SCHOLARSHIP