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Sharon has been telling stories since 2009, and was the inaugural winner of the Storytellers of Canada Young Storyteller scholarship in 2010. Over the last dozen years she has told in bars, coffee shops, schools, libraries, theatre venues, and parks across Canada. She was a company member with Just Giraffe Theatre Co’s storytelling project in New Zealand in 2013, and now most frequently tells in association with the St. John’s Storytelling Festival.

She incorporates her writing and theatrical work into her storytelling practice, embodying characters and making use of dialogue and song. Sharon is drawn to folktales, and regularly delivers contemporary retellings of traditional tales, or original or personal stories in a folktale structure.

September 19, 2022

St. John’s Storytelling Festival: Story Walk

Well folks, it’s been a couple of years, but the St. John’s Storytelling Festival is back in person, and I’m so pleased to be part of it. Specifically, I’m stepping in for a teller who wasn’t able to make it to St. John’s to participate (there’s still a pandemic on the go, I think you… Read More

October 29, 2020

Original at the ACC

Hello Internet, today is Thursday, October 29th, and it’s kind of a big day. Original is playing at the Arts & Culture Centre tonight. On the mainstage. This little show – really just me, standing on stage, telling stories – in that beautiful, enormous, theatre. It sounds incredible. It looks incredible. I’m pretty excited. And… Read More

September 10, 2020

Original at the CLB

Hello Internet, today is Thursday, September 10th, and TOMORROW I am doing a REAL LIVE SHOW to an audience who will be PHYSICALLY IN THE SAME ROOM AS ME. It all started with a very kind offer from the Lt. Governor and her staff to allow socially distanced theatre performances on the lawn at Government… Read More