SISF 2014: From Shakespeare to Storytelling
Monday, 8 September 2014 at 10:00 - Tuesday, 9 September 2014 at 17:00 (Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time)
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Singapore International Storytelling Festival 2014
1 – 9 September / The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane
The 2014 Singapore International Storytelling Festival (SISF) focuses on the adaptation of stories across various forms and languages. It marks the Bard's 450th anniversary with a performance and masterclass that examines Shakespeare's sources and the translation of his works into the spoken form.
Master Class - From Shakespeare to Storytelling
8 & 9 September / 10.00am – 5.00pm / Blue Room, The Arts House
A two-day intensive workshop taking the Bard's sources and plays and re-oralisiong them for a storytelling audience. Working with Shakespeare's texts and the stories that inspired him, this workshop will address a dynamic storytelling style. The workshop will also encourage the translation of material across cultures and languages.
Day One (8 September):
- The background to Shakespeare's sources
- Inhabiting the Shakespearean world
- Working with different rhythm, elements and energies
- Use of translation in storytelling
- How to re-oralise the Bard's stories for storytelling
- Demonstration and examples by the facilitators
- Physical and vocal preparation
- Use of spatial relationship
- Use of the stage space
- Solo, pair and small group performance
- Use of mother tongue telling
- Facilitator feedback and individual guidance
Master Class participants get a complimentary ticket to Angerona: The Secret Name of Rome (please note that Angerona is reccommended for an audience aged 15 and above).
Other Festival Programmes
Workshops for children
Congress and Workshops on Storytelling
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No photography, audio or video recording with handphones or any other devices is allowed during the Master Class.
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