Our Team

Matt Goldberg

Founder & Executive Director

Matt Goldberg is the founder and artistic director of Confabulation. Through Confabulation, he has taught storytelling and coached stories and pitches for students, professionals, artists and amateurs for a range of ages and backgrounds, and for all kinds of purposes.

Matt is a Montreal-based comedian, writer, actor and storyteller. He is also a founder member of Uncalled For — an award-winning Canadian sketch and improv comedy troupe, based in Montreal and Toronto. He hosts the Confabulation podcast, and has performed at Fringe Festivals and storytelling shows across Canada, as well as at special events with Centre Phi, CBC Books and Just for Laughs. Matt teaches English literature and storytelling at Vanier College, in Montreal.

Cassandra Togneri​

Co-Artistic Director & Co-Producer, Victoria​​

Cassandra is the co-producer and co-host of Confabulation Victoria. She is a communications specialist, a public speaker, story coach and has been working on Confabulation Victoria since 2016. Before that she was working in theatre performance, administration and advocacy in Montreal, where she started working with Matt Goldberg and Confabulation. She has a bachelor of arts in Theatre from York University and a graduate diploma in communications from Concordia University. Most importantly, she is Maeve’s mother.

Carol-Lynne Michaels​

Co-Artistic Director & Co-Producer, Victoria​

Carol-Lynne has been the co-producer and co-host of Confabulation Victoria with Cassandra since they co-founded the show in 2016. She is a communications and marketing specialist, story and presentation coach, producer of podcasts and events, and community builder. Her training spans theatre performance and production, facilitation, applied communication and photography. Since moving to the island from Vancouver in 2009, she co-founded TEDxVictoria, lived two years ‘plastic-free’, lived in a passive house, has been a board member of various film, art and media nonprofits, and most recently got a dog and named him Wheels.

Find Out About Us

Monthly true-life storytelling shows.

Code of Conduct

Confabulation showcases are for everyone.

Curated Resources

A sampling of great storytelling resources.