Professional Level Storyteller

Name: Bernice Hune
Email: bernicehune@rogers.com
Phone Number: (416) 922-7451
Website: n/a

Biography:

As an arts educator, Bernice links programs to the school curriculum. She is the recipient of storytelling awards from the Canada Council and the Ontario Arts Council.

Recently, she was invited to the Singapore International Storytelling Fesitval. Her family, five generations of Chinese in Canada are entwined with cultural artifacts and historical events.

Repertoire

Bernice Hune tells enchanting folktales from Asia and immigrant history stories. Her programs have highlighted numerous multicultural events at museums and festivals.

Programs / Workshops Offered

“The Magic Paint Brush” and other Asian folktales:
Enjoy a selection of traditional tales for seasonal celebrations.

Travel the Ancient Silk Road: Stories of science and invention that traveled along the ancient trade route.

“Ghost Train” and other immigrant stories: The building of the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Head Tax, and the Chinese Exclusion Act are stories of struggle and determination.