From March 7-29, Storytelling Toronto presents the Toronto Storytelling Festival at Artscape Wychwood Barns and other venues across the city. Celebrating over 40 years, the Toronto Storytelling Festival is one of the world’s largest and oldest urban celebrations of live storytelling.
This year’s theme is Conviviality. International, national, and local tellers will spin bright threads of traditional and personal stories in performances rooted in radical hospitality and inclusivity. Here are three event highlights happening at Artscape Wychwood Barns:
Taproot: A workshop for artistic explorers
Date: Saturday, March 21
This workshop invites storytellers, musicians, theatre-makers, artists, and educators to explore how to create seeds of stories in their own works, through movement exercises and songs at the Solar Stage.
1001 Friday Nights of Storytelling
Date: Friday, March 27
In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, 1001 Friday Nights of Storytelling hosts celebrated visiting and local tellers alike.
Date: Saturday, March 28
Join Storytelling Toronto for a day of storytelling at Artscape Wychwood Barns, showcasing a full schedule of folktales from around the world and storytelling activities.
To see the full festival schedule, visit Toronto Storytelling Festival.