17th annual vancouver international storytelling festival

Storytellers from around the world convene to share ancient tales and personal stories of transformation and survival.

Naomi with Melanie
Naomi with Melanie Ran

Brief Encounters - Vancouver

Piece commissioned by the Tomorrow Collective. With Myles Bigelow, electronic percussionist.

  Brief Encounters Brief Encounters  


In the House Festival - Vancouver

A variety of shows, from Hosting and MCing the annual fundraiser to telling at the Festival Finale, to participating in the monthly showcase.

  In the House In the House  


International Women’s Day - Vancouver

Invited to tell as part of events at the Vancouver Museum.



World Storytelling Day – Vancouver

A global celebration of oral storytelling, celebrated on the spring equinox.




Arabian Nights - Zurich

My Swiss Debut at the RoteFabrik. Included Belly Dancing and Persian tea and snacks.


Going Home - Zurich

Presentation of stories from Israel and Palestine.

Going Home, Zurich Going Home, Zurich


Cortona Conference – Cortona, Italy (2003-2007)

Contributing both as a performer and workshop facilitator.

Cortona Cortona Performance


Wedding – Brognon, France

A gift of story and fire for the bride and groom.




Science Meets Dharma – Mundgod, India

Telling stories as part of a project building bridges between the ‘Western’ sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics) and the ‘Eastern’ Dharma sciences (Debate, Meditation, Buddhist Philosophy.)

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