Join international storyteller, Cassandra Wye  for a 3-hour workshop  which will use  movement as the catalyst for bringing a story alive.

In this workshop, you will be introduced to the Stories in Motion approach to creating a unique version of a story  through movement, drama and sound improvisation, solo, partner and group work

Participants will explore:

  • How to warm up effectively to harness the body’s potential to tell a story visually AND verbally
  • How to use movement as a stimulus to devise a unique version of a traditional tale
  • How to choreograph a performance from improvisation to performance

ABOUT CASSANDRA, DIRECTOR OF STORIES IN MOTION

Cassandra, a professional storyteller since 1991, has travelled the world, telling and teaching storytelling as a performer, a trainer and a director. She uses a blend of circus, dance and physical theatre techniques to promote a visually exciting and physically exuberant approach to performance.  Her work with the British Council has brought her storytelling performances and training to Malaysia, Nepal, South Korea and Vietnam. She has trained Storytellers around the globe, creating training for the Asian Congress of Storytellers  in Singapore, the Storytelling Guilds of Sydney, Perth and Queensland in Australia and the UK Society for Storytelling.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT CASSANDRA

“Not just performance but real magic”                                                                                                          

Venue Magazine, UK

“Her impish enthusiasm is infectious”                                                                                                                  

South China Morning Post, Hong Kong

“An incredible skill in engaging the children’s imagination…teaching with a tremendous sense of fun”    

Festival Coordinator, Barbados

“With her pared down narrative style and playful physical delivery… Cassandra’s light touch and integrity of style and purpose communicates the joy that is to be found in life and which story can celebrate”                                                                                                                                                      

Audience review of “Holding Up the Sky” Bristol 2005

“A revelation into the beauty of telling a story to children and adults”                                                    

Teacher with the British Council Malaysia

Find out more about Cassandra at her website here.

Date: Monday 13  November 2017

Time: 7pm to 10pm

Venue: Learning Hub, Ground floor of YMCA of Singapore, 1 Orchard Road, Singapore, 238824 (Nearest MRT Station: Dhoby Ghaut – Exit A)

Cost: SAS members $35   Non-Members $90

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/moving-into-story-tickets-37943782876?aff=es2

Join the Association online for $40 at: http://storytellingsingapore.com/associate-membership     (Membership will extent to December 2018)

FAQs

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact  Sheila Wee on sheilamwee@gmail.com.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Minimum age is 16

What’s the refund policy?

Refunds  available up to 7 days  before the workshop