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The Crick Crack Club presents
Storytelling Workshop: Intermediate Workshop
Until Sunday 2 April 2017
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 short intermediate course, led by Ben Haggarty, and aimed at those who already have some experience of telling traditional tales.
This 2 day practical workshop looks at the shaping and construction of stories using Indo-European wonder tales (fairytales) as a starting point. In particular it will explore how spoken, improvised language functions within a narrative, and will introduce key compositional tools design to bring out the emotional life of a story.
What to Expect
This 2 day workshop is packed with exercises, talk, discussion, and telling stories...
Ben is a world class performance storyteller and a much sought after trainer and director. For over 30 years he has pioneered the re-visioning of storytelling as a contemporary performance art. He is director of the legendary Crick Crack Club, and Honorary Professor of Storytelling at the Arts University of Berlin. Ben's understanding of orality and the spoken word (as differentiated from writing and the recited word), metaphor, magic and the dramaturgy of performance storytelling is unsurpassed.
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
For ages 18+
This event is wheelchair accessible.