Upcoming Performances Storyteller Sage Tyrtle

I am once again deeply touched by Sage’s story and her way of telling. She is a story wizard.” – Elif Barut, audience member

January 2020

January 25, 7 PM: In the Abstract
I’ll be performing a BRAND NEW improvised folktale. You get to be part of the story at In the Abstract — a night of stories in support of Australian wildfire relief. Taking place in the cozy living room of a secret location (hint it’s near Greenwood station) we dive into stories of love, loss and everything in between. Some stories will be true, some will not, some will told without words!

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donate to Australian wildfire relief
location near Greenwood station
Toronto, ON

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January 28, 9:30 PM: Breakout
I’ll be performing a BRAND NEW improvised folktale. You get to be part of the story! Each Breakout show features a combination of performer jams, open scenes, shortform improv games, troupes, experiments, you name it; there’s something new and exciting each week.

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Tickets $5: click here to buy
Bad Dog Theatre
875 Bloor Street West (5 minute walk from Ossington Station)
Toronto, ON

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January 30, 7:00 PM: Bechdel Tested
Join Bechdel Tested as they explore the theme of REVENGE, beginning with a screening of Mary Harron’s cult classic, I Shot Andy Warhol.

They’ll be joined by prominent Toronto feminists sharing their best revenge stories before the film, as well as a mini-marketplace of non-man makers selling their wares in the lobby; plus drinks, prizes, and vengeful feminist merriment! Stay tuned for announcements about our storytellers, merchants, and giveaways in the coming weeks, and get your tickets now!

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Tickets $13.19: click here to buy
Royal Cinema
608 College Street (west of Bathurst)
Toronto, ON

February 2020

February 2, 7:30 PM: But That’s Another Story
I’ll be performing at But That’s Another Story in February. Each evening includes a variety of styles (fables, indigenous tales, contemporary works, autobiographical observations, comic essays) from some of Toronto’s most compelling tellers.

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Tickets $10, cash at the door
Free Times Cafe
320 College Street (just west of Spadina)
Toronto, ON

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February 22, 7:30 PM: Love and Bravery – Singing Stories
Please join us for an evening of stories and songs centering on the themes of love and bravery featuring storyteller Sage Tyrtle and folk singer Christa Couture.

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Tickets $20: click here to buy
O’Hara House Concerts
28 O’Hara Ave. (near Landsdowne and Queen)
Toronto, ON

 

March 2020

March 13: Toronto Storytelling Festival, 1001 Friday Nights at the Festival
I’ll be telling a story at 1001 Nights of Storytelling. In collaboration with the Toronto Storytelling Festival, 1001 Friday Nights of Storytelling – North America’s longest-running storytelling series – celebrates the 41st Festival and visiting tellers.

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TBA

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March 15, 6 PM: Put Down Your Weapons
In this triumphant brand new fairy tale, Sage Tyrtle weaves the story of a village crushed under the despotic rule of a malevolent King. The village begins to work together for its freedom in the strangest way imaginable. It couldn’t happen in OUR reality… or could it? Intertwining dreams and truth, this exciting and timely tale will have you believing in the astounding power of simple acts of bravery.

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Tranzac Club – Main Hall
292 Brunswick Street (10 minute walk from Bathurst Station)
Toronto, ON

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March 25: Workshop – Make Folktales Come Alive
Using high energy, interactive games, professional storyteller Sage Tyrtle works with you to create compelling, memorable folktale characters your audience will love.

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Registration: TBA
A Different Booklist
779 Bathurst Street (5 minute walk from Bathurst Station)
Toronto, ON

Sage Tyrtle’s stories are drawn from the deep bittersweet – much laughter, many tears. She could make you laugh on a tour bus to Hell.” – Dan Yashinsky, storyteller, founder Toronto Storytelling Festival

April 2020

April 5, 8 PM: Boxes Buried Deep
I’ll be giving my solo show.

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TBA

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April 9: Moth Grand Slam in Vermont
I’ll be performing at the Moth Grand Slam in Burlington, Vermont.

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TBA

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April 25: Folktales For Kids
I’ll be telling fabulous folktales for kiddos 5 and up along with Donna Dudinsky and Pascal Langlois at A Different Booklist.

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TBA

June 2020

June 5, 7 PM: Storytelling at the Market
I’ll be telling stories for children June through September at the Thorncliffe Park Community Market.

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free
RV Burgess Park
46 Thorncliffe Park Drive (short bus ride from Pape Station)
Toronto, ON

July 2020

July 25 and 26: Storytelling Weekend Intensive in Guelph at the Making Box
I’ll be giving a two day storytelling intensive workshop in Guelph at the Making Box theatre.

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TBA
Guelph, ON