Storytellers Camp: Storytelling as a Living Art
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 at 9:00 AM - Friday, 27 March 2015 at 4:30 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Program: Co-led by internationally-renowned storyteller and educator Bob Barton, dancer/storyteller/Learning Through the Arts lead instructor Nicole Fougère, and Brazilian storytelling pioneer and professor of arts education Regina Machado, our first-ever Storytellers’ Camp invites you to three days of creative story-exploring with an international faculty of workshop leaders. Each day at Camp launches with high energy as Bob, Nicole, and Regina guide participants in developing the storytelling imagination. Afternoons include storytalks and practice-based workshops on oral history, storytelling in the curriculum, African and First Nations oral traditions, creating personal stories, valuing and sharing family stories, and more.
Wednesday, March 25: Storytalk: Katherine Govier, Shoes as Muse: Working with Immigrant Women to Tell Their Stories; Workshops: Exploring African Culture Through Stories, Dance, and Music - Jean-Pierre Makosso (Congo/BC), Listening to Metis and First Nations Stories (1)- Ron Evans (Metis oral historian and storyteller); Planning a Student Oral History Project - Dr. Jo Radner.
Thursday, March 26: Storytalk: Dinny Biggs, Village of Storytellers: Regent Park Project – storytelling as a tool for community-building. Workshops: Listening to Metis and First Nations Stories (2) - Ron Evans; Gathering Oral History: The Art of Interviewing for Stories That Matter – Dr. Jo Radner; Shaping and Telling Personal Stories - Sage Tyrtle.
Friday, March 27: Storytalk: Dr. Arthur Frank, Letting Stories Breathe – the interweaving of life and story; Workshops: Listening to First Nations and Metis Stories (3) - Ron Evans, Richard Wagamese; From Seed to Tree: How to Grow Memories into Stories- Jo Radner; Folktales Every Grandparent Should Know - Joan Bailey, Celia Barker Lottridge.
NB: Full camp registration includes a Festival Pass.
When & Where
Toronto Storytelling Festival | Storytelling Toronto
The Toronto Storytelling Festival was launched on April 1, 1979 and has since become one of North America’s biggest urban celebrations of traditional and contemporary storytelling.
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The Festival makes its home at Storytelling Toronto, a non-profit registered chariy that supports the renaissance of the art of storytelling in contemporary society. Visit us at http://storytellingtoronto.org.