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John Hickey

John Hickey

Montreal, Quebec, CA

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John Hickey

John Hickey

  Montreal, Quebec, CA


John David Hickey has been telling fables, folktales, and legends across Canada for over 20 years. He has won several storytelling competitions and his band TaelStrum was named as one of the top spoken word acts in Best of Montreal 2012. For five years, he hosted the Slamtastique Story Slam, Montreal’s only bilingual storytelling competition.

David has an animated, energetic telling style that appeals to both children and adults. He performs in schools, libraries, pubs, cafes, and various festivals across Canada. He lives in Montreal, Quebec and tells tales mostly in English and sometimes in French.

David has published three CDs: Did You Hear That? (2014), The Bard’s New Hat (2010), and You Don’t Know Jack (2005).

As a technical writer, he has also narrated video tutorials that he has designed and written, as well as narrated voice overs that he has written for other clients.


English (North American), English, French (Canadian)


British, Irish, North American


Middle Aged, Young Adult

Special Skills

Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames


Recorded the English voice-over for a series of training videos for Mise-o-Jeu, an online sports betting service from Loto-Québec.

20+ years as a professional storyteller


  • Microphone

    Samson CO1U

  • Computer & Software

    Cool Edit Pro

  • Delivery Methods

    Email, FTP, Dropbox

  • Turnaround Time

    24 hours

Voice Over Clients

SVY&R (for Loto-Québec: Mise-o-Jeu)

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