Kamini Ramachandran is director of MoonShadow Stories and The Storytelling Centre Ltd. She is also creative producer of StoryFest: International Storytelling Festival Singapore.
A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts with a BA English Language & Literature (Hons) UK, and MA Arts Pedagogy & Practice from Goldsmith’s, University of London, she is a highly sought after teaching artist in the field. She teaches her course The Storytelling Intensive at LASALLE College of the Arts and directs the annual student showcase Stories Through The Mind’s Eye.
An experienced facilitator and trainer, she started the Young Storytellers Mentorship Programme to sustain the art of storytelling by developing emerging talents.
Kamini has performed commissioned works for The Esplanade, The Arts House, the National Arts Council and more. Her rich Asian repertoire of stories has taken her to conferences and festivals in Europe, Asia, Australia and Middle East.
Drawing on her extensive knowledge of stories and the storytelling craft, Kamini has provided customized storytelling consultancy services for a variety of museums, educational institutions, festivals and organizations. She has been commissioned to research and create storytelling content for heritage and educational projects, folklore publications as well as curated museum exhibitions.
Kamini is a founding member, four-term president (2008-2012) and Vice-President (2012-2017) of the Storytelling Association (Singapore).
“Singapore’s most mesmerising storyteller” – Prof Tommy Koh