Introduction to Storytelling I & II

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Introduction to Storytelling I & II

Interested in storytelling but don't know where to start? These workshops by professional storyteller Sheila Wee are for you.

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Location

Goodman Arts Centre 90 Goodman Road Block E, #03-32, Singapore Book Council Training Room *Please note that there is no lift access to the Training Room Singapore, 439053 Singapore

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About this event

Workshop Schedule:

19th November 2022, 9.30 am – 5.45 pm, In Person (SBC Training Room)

Outline for Introduction To Storytelling I:

  • What is storytelling?
  • Why use storytelling?
  • The benefits of storytelling
  • Performance techniques
  • The different applications of storytelling
  • Vocal expression and vocal energy
  • The story learning process
  • Performance practice
  • Reflections

26th November 2022, 9.30 am – 5.45 pm, In Person (SBC Training Room)

Outline for Introduction To Storytelling II:

  • Which types of stories works for different age groups
  • Understanding the ingredients for an effective storytelling experience
  • Being in the moment - working on being spontaneous in your storytelling
  • How to use effective story architecture in crafting your stories
  • Discovering your natural storytelling style
  • Going deeper into the story for better performance
  • Reflections

Facilitator

Sheila Wee is a professional storyteller, and storytelling teacher with 24 years’ experience. Because of her work to pioneer the movement to revive the use of storytelling, she has been described as a Godmother of Singapore storytelling. She co-founded Singapore’s first professional storytelling company and is a founding professional member and the past president of the Storytelling Association (Singapore). As well as running her storytelling business Storywise, Sheila is a founding director of the Federation of Asian Storytellers.  

  Sheila’s storytelling experience is deep and wide-ranging. She has performed for thousands of preschool, primary and secondary students, curated and performed exhibit specific performances for museums, trained tourist guides and docents to use storytelling in their tours, trained teachers and lecturers to use storytelling in their teaching and corporate, military and civil service leaders in the use of storytelling as an organisational tool.

Sheila’s highly practical workshops have garnered consistently high ratings from participants. Her Singapore clients include the ECDA, MOE, WWF, Jane Goodhall Institute, Star Learners Preschool Group, National Gallery, ST Electronics - Centre for Management Development, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy–NUS, Yale-NUS, SMU, SIT, STB, MND, HDB, Ezy-Link, and Aventis Learning Group.

Sheila’s international work as a performer and workshop leader has taken her to Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, the UK and Vietnam.

Cancellation:

The workshop can be cancelled or postponed two weeks before the workshop date if the minimum number of participants is not met. Participants will be fully refunded for workshops cancelled by us.

Participants who are unable to attend a workshop they have registered for are to inform us of the reason two weeks before the workshop date. They will be fully refunded in the event of extenuating and mitigating circumstances (E.g. illness, bereavement, accidents) . Those who inform us up to 5 working days before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. Those who did not turn up at the workshop will not receive a refund.

Upon registration, you are deemed to have read and understood the cancellation and withdrawal policy and accept the terms contained therein.

Please note there is no lift to the venue.

Funding Information:

This course is available for SkillsFuture Credit claim. Please request for invoice through Eventbrite upon checkout and apply through the SkillsFuture website here