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The Crick Crack Club presents
Introductory Storytelling workshop with Ben Haggarty
Until Sunday 4 March
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member
In a nutshell
A beginner's storytelling workshop led by Ben Haggarty, fairytale teller extraordinaire and director of the legendary Crick Crack Club.
This two-day, practitioner-led workshop is aimed at adults with an interest in traditional narratives (folk tales, fairy tales and myths) and in their performance. It will give participants an introduction to the core principles of contemporary oral storytelling, the process of visualisation, and of narrative patterns and structure. You'll discover your innate inner storyteller and begin to appreciate its skills.
What to Expect
A two day workshop packed with exercises, talk, discussion, and telling stories...
Ben Haggarty has pioneered the re-visioning of storytelling as a contemporary performance art; his understanding of orality, metaphor, magic and the dramaturgy of performance storytelling is unsurpassed. World renowned for his physical, often challenging performances, Ben has a repertoire of well over 350 folktales, fairytales, epics and myths. He's a much sought after trainer and director, and is Honorary Professor of Storytelling at the Arts University of Berlin.
The Crick Crack Club is the UK's premiere performance storytelling programmer and promoter, working with the finest performance storytellers, developing audiences, supporting artists and collaborating with venues across the UK and Europe.
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'The art of storytelling is in the surest safest hands here' - Remote Goat
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Things you should know
Suitable for ages 18+
Please note: This workshop will demand fluent spoken English language skills.
This event is wheelchair accessible.