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Public
Storytelling
Concerts

About the concerts

Fort Edmonton Park Concert

Kathy has been telling tales all her life and she credits her Irish ancestry for giving her the gift of Blarney. For over fifteen years, she has devoted herself to storytelling as both a career and a passion. Kathy has performed her original stories in schools, libraries, concerts and festivals across Canada--- from Inuvik in the far north, to Halifax on the eastern coast. As an experienced performer, she presents her stories in a relaxed humorous atmosphere, building an instant rapport with listeners of all ages.

Many of Kathy’s original stories come from her own imagination and experience. When searching out folk tales, she enjoys learning stories from around the world, although she is especially drawn to those from the Emerald Isle.

Although she’s been telling stories for years, Kathy never ceases to be amazed by the power of storytelling. Adults find themselves totally captivated as the words and images of a great story unfold. Whether they reveal an age-old truth, a cautionary tale, or a rollicking adventure -- stories never cease to engage, enlighten and entertain us.

Storytelling concerts can be adapted to accommodate various types of audiences, occasions, venues and program lengths.

Fundraising concerts

Looking for a fun new way of raising money for your worthy cause?

Consider hosting a storytelling concert for your next community or corporate fundraiser.

Kathy can tailor a unique program to perfectly suit the needs and style of your organization. Whether you’re looking for dinner entertainment, an afternoon or evening concert, or a private function, storytelling is a great way to give your fundraising Donors a special treat.

When I’m making a story… I close the eyes in my head, and I open the eyes in my mind, and what do I see?

— Frank Delaney

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Want to know more?

  • If you’d like to know more about storytelling events in the Edmonton area hosted by T.A.L.E.S. (The Alberta League Encouraging Storytelling) subscribe to Kathy’s monthly e-newsletter. Contact Kathy at kathyjessup@hotmail.com The e-newsletter is sent in a blind format, (no one else will see your email address) and you will only receive news of T.A.L.E.S. events.

  • Visit the T.A.L.E.S. website
    talesstorytelling.com

  • For national storytelling news, visit the website of STORYTELLERS OF CANADA/CONTEURS DU CANADA
    http://www.storytellers-conteurs.ca/

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