To arrange a presentation:
Phone: 403-556-2818
Fax: 403-556-3292

ary is a freelance storyteller and independent consultant for schools, public libraries, performance festivals, museums, parent and community groups.

Let Mary light up the imagination of your group members with a storytelling presentation. Storytelling is not just for the young. People of all ages delight in the stimulation and enjoyment of listening to a fine story.

Mary's presentations include traditional storytelling plus readers theatre, puppetry, flannel figures, songs and games.

Coburn Story Cafe: March 13 - Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: April 24

Storytelling Activities
Readers Theatre
A Story to Tell
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Mary has a variety of storytelling themes Her repertoire is constantly growing and evolving. Some themes are:

  • Tricksters
  •  Fairy Tales
  • Spooky Stories
  • Brazil
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • Scotland
  • Family Stories
  • Native Americans
  • Alberta - The Early Years
  • Nellie McClung
  • Remembrance Day


Mary offers a variety of workshops for adults, students or mixed groups. Many students have gone on to perform at competitions and festivals.

The list of stories is endless. Let Mary tailor a storytelling presentation or workshop specifically for your group.

Workshop topics:
• Traditional Storytelling
• Readers Theatre
• Puppetry *Storytelling with Props
• Oral History
• Family Stories
• Festival Adjudication
• Festival Preparation
Teachers - Vocal Care
• Storytellers Club
• Readers Theatre for Adults
• Literacy Programs & ESL
• Mother Goose Programs
• Reading is a Family Affair
• Using Children's Literature with High School Students

Book now to have Mary come and excite your group by stimulating creativity and imagination through storytelling.

Speech Arts Studio

Mary also trains individuals and small groups in the Speech Arts. Brush up your public speaking skills, prepare for your next major presentation, or just learn more about Speech Arts. A program can be developed to meet the specialized needs of any individual or group.

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