april, 2018

21apr - 22apr 2110:00 amapr 22The Introduction to Storytelling WorkshopBY SHEILA WEE10:00 am - 6:30 pm (22) Level 5, TPI Building 62 Cecil Street Singapore, 049710

Event Details

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP

If you are interested in storytelling, but don’t know where to start, this workshop facilitated by Sheila Wee, is for you. In 10-hour of hands-on training, (10am to 5pm Sat 21 & 2.30pm to 6.30pm on Sun 22 April) you will gain a firm grounding in storytelling skills. You will leave the workshop with one ready to tell story and the tools to learn and tell more stories.

In a warm and supportive group environment you will learn why storytelling is such a powerful form of communication; how stories can be structured to hook listener’s attention and discover your own personal storytelling style. Through group, partner and individual exercises, you will be guided through a step-by-step method of learning to tell a story without memorising the words. You will also discover how to add details to make the story uniquely yours, and learn effective story rehearsal and performance techniques.

WHAT PEOPLE HAVE SAID ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP

“A fantastic workshop. Every second is worth a million! Thanks a lot for waking up the storyteller in me.”

“Sheila came across as very sincere and passionate about sharing her expertise in storytelling. She not only taught us how to tell stories, but inspired us as well. The workshop was also well paced with a very relevant and well planned programme.”

“Would recommend it to others. A solid introduction. Inspiring.”

ABOUT SHEILA WEE

Sheila Wee is a Singaporean professional storyteller, storytelling trainer and story consultant. Because of her work to pioneer the movement to revive the use of storytelling in Singapore, she has been described as a Godmother of Singapore storytelling. Her storytelling has been described variously, as warm, engaging, elegant and captivating.

Sheila’s storytelling experience over the last 19 years has been deep and wide ranging. She has curated and performed exhibit specific performances for museums, trained tourist guides and docents for museums and art galleries to use storytelling their tours, trained teachers and lecturers to use storytelling in their teaching and corporate, military and civil service leaders in the use of storytelling as an organisational tool.

Sheila’s highly practical workshops have garnered consistently high ratings from participants. In Singapore, her workshop clients include: Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (NUS), Yale-NUS College, NUS Libraries, Singapore Management University, Duke-NUS, Singapore Institute of Technology, ST Electronics (Centre for Management Development), Aventis School of Management, Singapore Tourism Board, The National Gallery, Ministry of Education, Public Service Commission, Singapore Press Holdings, AIA, Nanyang Technological University, National Parks Board, MND, HDB, NParks, EZ-Link and Sentosa Development Corporation.

Sheila also works internationally, and has performed and conducted workshops in Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, UK and Vietnam.

As well as running her storytelling company Storywise, Sheila is a Director of Story Connection, a non-profit company she set up with fellow storyteller Roger Jenkins, with the aim of stratheing community through storytelling. Story Connection’s major annual events are athe Story Carnival @ Enabling Village and the 398.2 Storytelling Festival. Sheila is also a Founder Member and the current President of the Storytelling Association (Singapore).

Sheila has been running the Introduction to Storytelling Workshop since 1999.

Ticket Price: Cost: $360 ($330 for Storytelling Association (Singapore) members). On completion of the workshop NTUC members who are not being sponsored by their employers, can claim back 50% of the fee through UTAP. See http://tinyurl.com/kqxvo2f

Time

21 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 22 (Sunday) 6:30 pm

Location

Net Singapore

Level 5, TPI Building 62 Cecil Street Singapore, 049710

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