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Lynn Torrie

Lynn Torrie

Email: torriestories@gmail.com

Lynn combines a lifelong love of stories with almost 30 years of work as a children’s occupational therapist. She enjoys traditional tales that not only entertain, but also teach us how to live well with others and with our environment. She tells in schools, churches and community settings, with a particular fondness for child and family audiences. She is a regualar teller at Toronto's 1001 Friday Nights of Storytelling and hosts Storytelling Toronto's Meridian Storytent. She is a member of the York Storytelling Guild and has performed in the Toronto Storytelling Festival 2015-2018. 

Lynn has a repertoire of well over 100 traditional folk tales and can create a program to suit your needs!

Sample Programs:


Folktales from Around the World

Tales of Adventure

Lions, Tigers and Bears 

Spooky Tales

Peace Tales

Gender Benders and Queer Tales

Stories to Build Character

By the Light of the Moon

Life in Early Ontario                     

Warm Tales for Cold Days


Workshops:

Introduction to Storytelling
Storytelling for Worship

Videos:

The Thief and the Mask

Into the Storm

Audio:

Assipattle and the Stoor Worm

The Devil's Coat



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