Dean came to the world of Storytelling as a writer.
He began by telling his own original works, then added
traditional tales for all ages from all over the world.
He has acted with Ottawa's Theater For Children, Orpheus,
and Ottawa Little Theater. He has appeared at Centrepointe
Theater, on stage at the National Arts Centre's Fourth
Stage, and in the Museum of Nature. He has performed
his original works on both radio and television, and
across Canada at festivals, in schools, cafes, and libraries.