Professional Level Storyteller

Name: Adele Koehnke
Phone Number: (416) 282-1975


Adele is sole proprietor of Adele’s Stories for over ten years.

Adele writes and performs interactive upbeat stories for and with all ages of listeners. She can write to a requested theme.

Adele’s performances include — Scarborough Cable Television — children’s and adults’ tv programs, the Living Arts Centre for Breakfast with Santa, Breakfast Television with a daycare, the Canadian Cancer Society’s Mad Hatter Tea Party, Words and Music Salon, High Stakes Storytelling, storytelling for Sparks groups, Dr. Bob Kemp Hospice, children’s camps, public and private schools, community fairs, Westdale Mall, Junction Arts Festival. She wrote an original story for a doctors’ Christmas party.


Adele regularly writes and tells stories in long term care home and retirement homes. She visits daycares regularly with new interactive stories.

— Summer Reading Programs for Toronto Public Library
— enable seniors at Adult Daycare to produce stories
— enable daycare to produce story pamphlet
— enable seniors in long term care homes to write and act in plays. Seniors have travelled to perform their plays.
— enoble seniors in long term care homes to write small novels.
— Adele draws on-the-spot, and, with input from listeners, creates a character. Listeners create a short story from the drawing,
— enable adult ESL learners to employ their growing vocabulary in relevant stories that use the vocabulary.
— lecture on how to enable seniors to write – the Ulyssean Society of Toronto
— stories about the Mona Lisa and Queen Victoria to adult audiences.

Programs / Workshops Offered

— enable members of women’s church group to produce a story.
— conducted symposium for educators on value and methods of storytelling
— enable sessions for public school children to create and act out their own stories in front of their class. Uses different coloured props.
— taught Creative Drama to Preschoolers

Target Audience

Any age is fine.

Geographic Area

I will travel west to Missisauga, north to Richmond Hill, and east to Ajax

Koehnke, Adele