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“When you begin to talk in stories, your black-and-white words turn into color.  Your drab requests turn into a mission.  People find you to be more compelling.  And once that happens, others will see that stories work, and they’ll start telling stories, too.”

 

- Annette Simmons, author & business consultant -

  • 31 July 2014: SAS organised its first Self-Reflecting Retreat for Professional and Voting Associate Members.
  • 2013: The SAS membership category of Voting Associate Membership became operational.
  • 8 March 2012: StoryLab hosted its first open evening for SAS members.
SAS Logo, as of 2012

SAS Logo, as of 2012

  • 28 February 2012: The 1st StoryPlay experimental story workshop was held.
  • 2012: SAS changed its logo for the first time since its formation in 2006.
  • 2011: The Professional Member category was redeveloped into: a) Professional Members, b) Non-Resident Professional Members.
  • 22 May 2010: Story Weavers was launched with its 1st public performance.
  • 2009: SAS changed the Ordinary Member category into the Professional Member category.
SAS 1st Anniversary celebration cake. (Photo courtesy of Kamini Ramachandran)

SAS 1st Anniversary celebration cake. (Photo courtesy of Kamini Ramachandran)

  • 27 January 2007: The 1st SAS Annual General Meeting was held.
  • 13 October 2006: The 1st Social / Story Swap was held, attended by 9 Ordinary Members and 7 Associate Members.
SAS: 2006 logo

SAS: 2006 logo

  • 30 August–9 September 2006: SAS helped execute the 1st Singapore International Storytelling Festival.
  • August 2006: SAS develops its first logo.
  • 14 May 2006: SAS formally launched itself with its 1st public performance, ‘Let’s Celebrate’.
  • 20 March 2006: The first SAS website was uploaded.
  • 16 March 2006: SAS signed an agreement with the National Book Development Council Singapore to assist in the planning of the 1st Singapore International Storytelling Festival (SISF) 2006.
  • 27 February 2006: Storytelling Association (Singapore) formally registered  as a society with ROS with two membership categories: Ordinary and Associate.
Meeting to discuss SAS formation (25 Jan 2006). Seated left to right: Chuah Ai Lin, Sheila Wee. Standing right to left: Kiran Shah, Rosemarie Somaiah, Roger Jenkins, Kamini Ramachandran. (Photo courtesy of Sheila Wee)

Meeting to discuss SAS formation (25 Jan 2006). Seated left to right: Chuah Ai Lin, Sheila Wee. Standing right to left: Kiran Shah, Rosemarie Somaiah, Roger Jenkins, Kamini Ramachandran. (Photo courtesy of Sheila Wee)