Haliburton School of The Arts
Jim Blake works as a facilitator, consultant, educator and storyteller. Over the years he has created and performed numerous historically-based stories using a wide variety of source materials - journals, recordings, maps, artefacts, newspaper articles, and historical records. From 2003-2013 he was the curator of the 'Fabled City - The Lost Stories of Toronto', a series of storytelling performances recounting parts of Toronto's history done in collaboration with the City of Toronto Museums and the Toronto Festival of Storytelling. Jim served as the Chair of the Storytellers School of Toronto from 1996-2002 (now Storytelling Toronto) and was Chair of the Toronto Festival of Storytelling from 2001-2003.