Deepa Kiran is one of our storytelling champions from Hyderabad and she is conducting a storytelling workshop on 25th February, 2012.
All of us love a good story- especially children. They love being taken on a ride through the magical world of stories. The truth is that everyone can tell stories! We only need to discover this ability in us. Here is an opportunity to discover the wonderful storyteller in you! This highly interactive and activity-filled workshop is intended to give a better understanding of storytelling techniques and introduce opportunities to make your storytelling much more effective and enjoyable! Open to educators, parents and all those interested in stories and children.
1) Basic storytelling techniques such as:
Story Selection – choosing and learning the story
Story structure – traits of a tell-able tale
Narration – language descriptions, body language (gestures & facial expressions),
Props – puppets, storyboards, illustrations
Performing – practice, participative telling, improvisation
2) How to introduce participative activities such as:
Music – rhythms, rhymes, sound effects, sound-scaping
Dance – creative movement patterns
Story response – Post-storytelling student-response activities
Right of choice of stories to rehearsed performance, the workshop offers a journeyinto the art of storytelling, for you to explore and infectiously share! Handout will be provided at the end of the workshop inclusive of notes and resource list.
About Deepa Kiran : I am a professional storyteller who works with children and teachers. I have been doing storytelling for schools, libraries, cultural centers, publishing houses, corporate and NGO. I build in music and dance which brings alive the story time. You can find my storytelling on my website www.deepakiran.in
Date – Feb 25th
Timing – 9am to 4pm
Venue – SHWAAS, Center For Inspired Learning, Jubilee Hills,Hyd