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Grades 7 + September 23- 10AM-12NOON

Unsettling acting gigs….. being charming in NYC….and dancing to the beat of your own triangle.                   
Be cool friends.

Take a virtual field trip to the Telling Tales Festival Jerseyville Stage at Westfield Heritage Village. Meet three of Canada’s leading authors of YA fiction and three fabulous performing artists, through a variety of short presentations designed for intermediate to senior grade students.

So Many Reasons to Register*!

Families & Children (General Public)

  • WIN STUFF – that’s right, just by registering for the event, you will be entered for a chance to win a swag bags with awesome books from Telling Tales presenters
  • We’ll be sharing cool content ahead of the event (you’ll be the first to get it!)

Schools, Classrooms and Homeschool Organizations take a virtual field trip to Celebrating Graphic Novels!

  • WIN STUFF for your school or classroom! When we register your school or class you are automatically entered for a chance to win a School Swag bag, which includes books from our Telling Tales presenters and more!
  • Classroom Content – we’ll be sharing cool stuff that you can use to enhance your virtual field trip in the classroom

*registration opens August 1, 2021

    September 23, 2021

  • Main Event

    10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

    Virtual Event

    Jerseyville Stage

    Age / Grade 12-14 / Grades 7-8 14-18 / Grades 9+

    Susin shares the story of how she became a writer and gives us a preview of her latest novel, Tremendous […]

  • Main Event

    10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

    Virtual Event

    Jerseyville Stage

    Age / Grade 12-14 / Grades 7-8 14-18 / Grades 9+

    Tell Me When You Feel Something, Is Vicki Grant’s latest Y.A. thriller. She joins us to answer questions about the […]

  • Main Event

    10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

    Virtual Event

    Jerseyville Stage

    Age / Grade 12-14 / Grades 7-8 14-18 / Grades 9+

    Get to know Ben Philippe; a French Canadian YA author, born in Haiti, raised in Montreal, now living in NYC!. […]

  • Main Event

    10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

    Virtual Event

    Jerseyville Stage

    Age / Grade 12-14 / Grades 7-8 14-18 / Grades 9+

    Join our host with the most – Josh Taylor. Josh is an award winning Hip-Hop and Street Dance dancer, choreographer […]

  • Main Event

    11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

    Virtual Event

    Jerseyville Stage

    Age / Grade 12-14 / Grades 7-8 14-18 / Grades 9+

    Laura Ellis shows how we create characters through Action Packed Acting. She’ll introduce us to a theatre game called “verbing” […]